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Between inner space and outer space : essays on science, art and philosophy

Author: John D Barrow
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays explore the issues that perplex and amaze us as we gaze around the universe. It considers big science, physics and cosmology, before moving on to questions concerning the laws of nature,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Barrow
ISBN: 0198502540 9780198502548
OCLC Number: 751286315
Description: XII, 274 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. The popularization of science; 2. Life in the Universe; 3. Theories of everything and gravity; 4. Mathematics; 5. Simplicity and complexity; 6. Time; 7. Religion and science; 8. Quantum reality; 9. Aesthetics; 10. Cosmology; Index
Responsibility: John D. Barrow.

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Barrow is emerging as the Stephen Jay Gould of the mathematical sciences. These fluent and erudite essays should further enhance his reputation. Professor Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal

 
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