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Superstring theory. Part 2 of 2, discs 3-4 : the DNA of reality

Author: S James Gates; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2006.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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Provides a non-technical and accessible description of the central foundational concepts and historical development of the topic in theoretical physics called superstring/M-theory. The latest advance in the epic search for the ultimate nature of physical reality, string theory is based on the concept that all matter is composed of inconceivably tiny filaments of vibrating energy.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: S James Gates; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598031619 9781598031614
OCLC Number: 76789657
Notes: Course guidebook laid in disc container.
Course No. 1284.
"Science & Mathematics"--Container cover insert.
Cast: 12 lectures delivered by Professor S. James Gates, Jr., University of Maryland at College Park.
Description: 2 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1course guidebooks (ii, 74 pages ; 22 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 3. lecture 13. Gauge theory--a brief return to the real world --
lecture 14. Princeton String Quartet concerti--part I --
lecture 15. Princeton String Quartet concerti--part II --
lecture 16. Extra dimensions--ether-like or quark-like? --
lecture 17. The fundamental forces strung out --
lecture 18. Do-see-do and swing your superpartner--part I --
disc 4. lecture 19. Do-see-do and swing your superpartner--part II --
lecture 20. A superpartner for Dr. Einstein's graviton --
lecture 21. Can 4D forces (without gravity) love strings? --
lecture 22. If you knew SUSY --
lecture 23. Can I have that extra dimension in the window? --
lecture 24. Is string theory the theory of our universe?
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: DNA of reality
Responsibility: S. James Gates ; the Teaching Company.

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Provides a non-technical and accessible description of the central foundational concepts and historical development of the topic in theoretical physics called superstring/M-theory. The latest advance in the epic search for the ultimate nature of physical reality, string theory is based on the concept that all matter is composed of inconceivably tiny filaments of vibrating energy.

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