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The universe within : from quantum to cosmos

Author: Neil Turok
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Anansi, 2012.
Series: Massey lectures series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, seeking to understand the universe around us. Scientific knowledge is our most precious possession, and our future will be shaped by the breakthroughs to come. In this personal, visionary, and fascinating work, Neil Turok, Director of Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, explores transformative discoveries - from the nature of light,  Read more...
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Turok, Neil.
Universe Within : From Quantum to Cosmos.
New York : House of Anansi Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Turok
ISBN: 9781770892255 1770892257
OCLC Number: 817869213
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Openers; AUTHOR'S NOTE; ONE; TWO; {PHOTO INSERT}; THREE; FOUR; FIVE; Notes; Further Reading; Permissions; Acknowledgements; Index; About the Publisher;
Series Title: Massey lectures series.
Responsibility: Neil Turok.

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Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, seeking to understand the universe around us. Scientific knowledge is our most precious possession, and our future will be shaped by the breakthroughs to come. In this personal, visionary, and fascinating work, Neil Turok, Director of Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, explores transformative discoveries - from the nature of light, to the evolution of the cosmos, to the bizarre world of the quantum, to the emerging ideas which may yield tomorrow's technologies.

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