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Time, quantum, and information : dedicated to C.F. von Weizsacker in commemoration of his 90th birthday

Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2003.
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Deals with subjects such as the social responsibility of scientists, thermonuclear processes in stars and stellar neutrinos, turbulence and the emergence of planetary systems. This collection of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 354044033X 9783540440338
OCLC Number: 68944144
Description: 1 v. ; 23 cm.
Contents: I Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker and His Role in the Physics of the 20th Century.- Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker and The Kaiser Wilhelm/Max Planck Society.- The Role of the Physicist in the Nuclear Age.- "The Atomic Bomb Reveals the Political Responsibility of Science".- On the Unfathomableness of Consciousness by Consciousness.- II Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker's Contributions to Nuclear and Astrophysics and Their Impact on the Development of Physics.- Introduction: From the Atomic Nucleus to Cosmic Vortex Systems.- The Origins of Nuclear Physics and Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker's Semi-Empirical Mass Formula.- Thermonuclear Processes in Stars and Stellar Neutrinos.- Comets: Fascinating Cosmic Objects.- The Spectrum of Turbulence.- From Dust Disks to Planetary Systems.- III The Unity of Nature and the Nature of Time.- Science and Its Relation to Nature in C.F. von Weizsacker's Natural Philosophy.- C.F. von Weizsacker's Philosophy of Science and the Nature of Time.- What Is Missing? - The Fundamental Role of Time in C.F. von Weizsacker's Conception of Physics and Some Insights from Modern Neuroscience.- Irreversibility via Semichaos.- Remarks on Fractional Time.- The Dynamics of Modelling.- IV The Structure of Quantum Theory and Its Interpretation.- An Introduction to Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker's Program for a Reconstruction of Quantum Theory.- Interpreting Quantum Mechanics - in the Light of Quantum Logic.- On the Interpretation of Quantum Theory - from Copenhagen to the Present Day.- Epistemic and Ontic Quantum Realities.- Information and Fundamental Elements of the Structure of Quantum Theory.- Multiple Quantization in Fock Space.- V The Ur-Hypothesis and Its Implications for Particle Physics and Cosmology.- The Ur-Hypothesis.- The Momentum Eigenstates and the Lorentz-Invariant State.- C.F. von Weizsacker's Reconstruction of Physics: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.- The Operational Structure of Spacetime.- Ur Theory and Space-Time Structure.- Weizsacker's Ur Theory - A Cosmological Point of View.- Ur Theory and Cosmological Phase Transition.- Phase Transitions in an Expanding Universe: Paul Roman's Models and Some Remarks on Entropy.- C. F. von Weizsacker: Biographical Data and Selected Bibliography in Physics.- The Authors.
Responsibility: Lutz Castell, Otfried Ischebeck (eds.)
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