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The shape of inner space : string theory and the geometry of the universe's hidden dimensions

Autor: Shing-Tung Yau; Steven J Nadis
Editorial: New York : Basic Books, ©2010.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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String theory says we live in a ten-dimensional universe, but that only four are accessible to our everyday senses. According to theorists, the missing six are curled up in bizarre structures known as Calabi-Yau manifolds. Here, Shing-Tung Yau, the man who mathematically proved that these manifolds exist, argues that not only is geometry fundamental to string theory, it is also fundamental to the very nature of our  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Nonfiction
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Shing-Tung Yau; Steven J Nadis
ISBN: 9780465020232 0465020232 9780465028375 0465028373
Número OCLC: 535492236
Premios: Commended for IndieFab awards (Philosophy) 2010
Descripción: xvii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: "Space/time" (poem) --
Prelude: The shapes of things to come --
A universe in the margins --
Geometry in the natural order --
A new kind of hammer --
Too good to be true --
Proving Calabi --
The DNA of string theory --
Through the looking glass --
Kinks in spacetime --
Back to the real world --
Beyond Calabi-Yau --
The universe unravels --
The search for extra dimensions --
Truth, beauty, and mathematics --
The end of geometry? --
Epilogue: Another day, another donut --
Postlude: Entering the sanctum --
"A flash in the middle of a long night" (poem) --
Glossary.
Responsabilidad: Shing-tung Yau and Steve Nadis ; illustrations by Xianfeng (David) Gu and Xiaotian (Tim) Yin.

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BLURBSBrian Greene, Professor of Mathematics & Physics, Columbia University; author of The Fabric of the Cosmos and The Elegant Universe"The Shape of Inner Space provides a vibrant tour through the Leer más

 
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