skip to content
The future of theoretical physics and cosmology : celebrating Stephen Hawking's contributions to physics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The future of theoretical physics and cosmology : celebrating Stephen Hawking's contributions to physics

Author: G W Gibbons; Stephen W Hawking, Physiker
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd printingView all editions and formats
Summary:

Based on lectures given in honour of Stephen Hawking's sixtieth birthday, this book contains contributions from some of the world's leading theoretical physicists. It brings to life Hawking's work,  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Cambridge (2002)
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Stephen Hawking
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G W Gibbons; Stephen W Hawking, Physiker
ISBN: 9780521820813 0521820812 9780521144087 0521144086
OCLC Number: 695694356
Description: XXIII, 879 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface; List of contributors; 1. Introduction; Part I. Popular Symposium: 2. Our complex cosmos and its future Martin J. Rees; 3. Theories of everything and Hawking's wave function of the Universe James B. Hartle; 4. The problem of space-time singularities: implications for quantum gravity? Roger Penrose; 5. Warping spacetime Kip Thorne; 6. 60 years in a nutshell Stephen W. Hawking; Part II. Spacetime Singularities: 7. Cosmological perturbations and singularities George F. R. Ellis; 8. The quantum physics of chronology protection Matt Visser; 9. Energy dominance and the Hawking-Ellis vacuum conservation theorem Brandon Carter; 10. On the instability of extra space dimensions Roger Penrose; Part III. Black Holes: 11. Black hole uniqueness and the inner horizon stability problem Werner Israel; 12. Black holes in the real universe and their prospects as probes of relativistic gravity Martin J. Rees; 13. Primordial black holes Bernard Carr; 14. Black hole pair creation Simon F. Ross; 15. Black holes as accelerators Steven Giddings; Part IV. Hawking Radiation: 16. Black holes and string theory Malcolm Perry; 17. M theory and black hole quantum mechanics Joe Polchinski; 18. Playing with black strings Gary Horowitz; 19. Twenty years of debate with Stephen Leonard Susskind; Part V. Quantum Gravity: 20. Euclidean quantum gravity: the view from 2002 Gary Gibbons; 21. Zeta functions, anomalies and stable branes Ian Moss; 22. Some reflections on the status of conventional quantum theory when applied to quantum gravity Chris Isham; 23. Quantum geometry and its ramifications Abhay Ashtekar; 24. Topology change in quantum gravity Fay Dowker; Part VI. M Theory and Beyond: 25. The past and future of string theory Edward Witten; 26. String theory David Gross; 27. A brief description of string theory Michael Green; 28. The story of M Paul Townsend; 29. Gauged supergravity and holographic field theory Nick Warner; 30. 57 varieties in a NUTshell Chris Pope; Part VII. de Sitter Space: 31. Adventures in de Sitter space Raphael Bousso; 32. de Sitter space in non-critical string theory Andrew Strominger; 33. Supergravity, M theory and cosmology Renata Kallosh; Part VIII. Quantum Cosmology: 34. The state of the universe James B. Hartle; 35. Quantum cosmology Don Page; 36. Quantum cosmology and eternal inflation A. Vilenkin; 37. Probability in the deterministic theory known as quantum mechanics Bryce de Witt; 38. The interpretation of quantum cosmology and the problem of time J. Halliwell; 39. What local supersymmetry can do for quantum cosmology Peter D'Eath; Part IX. Cosmology: 40. Inflation and cosmological perturbations Alan Guth; 41. The future of cosmology: observational and computational prospects Paul Shellard; 42. The ekpyrotic universe and its cyclic extension Neil Turok; 43. Inflationary theory versus the ekpyrotic/cyclic scenario Andrei Linde; 44. Brane (new) worlds Pierre Binetruy; 45. Publications of Stephen Hawking; Index.
Responsibility: edited by G.W. Gibbons, S.J. Rankin and E.P.S. Shellard.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'The collection of authors is uniformly impressive ... well-written and pedagogical ... this volume provides a rewarding experience for researchers interested in gravity, cosmology, and fundamental Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/695694356> # The future of theoretical physics and cosmology : celebrating Stephen Hawking's contributions to physics
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "695694356" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/102304634> ; # Stephen Hawking
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/gravitation_quantique> ; # GRAVITATION QUANTIQUE
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/physics> ; # Physics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/hypotheses_cosmologiques_speciales_astronomie> ; # HYPOTHÈSES COSMOLOGIQUES SPÉCIALES (ASTRONOMIE)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/quantum_gravity> ; # QUANTUM GRAVITY
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/quantengravitation> ; # QUANTENGRAVITATION
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/spezielle_kosmologische_hypothesen_astronomie> ; # SPEZIELLE KOSMOLOGISCHE HYPOTHESEN (ASTRONOMIE)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/collections_of_essays_type_of_document> ; # COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS (TYPE OF DOCUMENT)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/black_holes_astrophysik> ; # BLACK HOLES (ASTROPHYSIK)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/cosmology> ; # Cosmology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/880600> ; # Cosmology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/schwarze_locher_astrophysik> ; # SCHWARZE LÖCHER (ASTROPHYSIK)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063025> ; # Physics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/aufsatzsammlungen_dokumententyp> ; # AUFSATZSAMMLUNGEN (DOKUMENTENTYP)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/collections_d_articles_et_d_essais_type_de_document> ; # COLLECTIONS D'ARTICLES ET D'ESSAIS (TYPE DE DOCUMENT)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Person/hawking_stephen_1942_2018> ; # Stephen Hawking
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/kosmologie> ; # Kosmologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/kongress> ; # Kongress
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/wechselwirkung> ; # Wechselwirkung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/trous_noirs_astrophysique> ; # TROUS NOIRS (ASTROPHYSIQUE)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/vereinheitlichung> ; # Vereinheitlichung
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/523.1/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/special_cosmological_hypotheses_astronomy> ; # SPECIAL COSMOLOGICAL HYPOTHESES (ASTRONOMY)
    schema:bookEdition "3rd printing." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/102304634> ; # Stephen Hawking
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/19754453> ; # G. W. Gibbons
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/364497090> ;
    schema:genre "Cambridge (2002)" ;
    schema:genre "Conference papers and proceedings" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The future of theoretical physics and cosmology : celebrating Stephen Hawking's contributions to physics" ;
    schema:productID "695694356" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/695694356#PublicationEvent/cambridge_cambridge_university_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam031/2002041704.html> ;
    schema:url <http://opac.nebis.ch/cgi-bin/showAbstract.pl?u20=9780521144087> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam031/2002041704.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521144087> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521820813> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/695694356> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Person/hawking_stephen_1942_2018> # Stephen Hawking
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:deathDate "2018" ;
    schema:familyName "Hawking" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen" ;
    schema:name "Stephen Hawking" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/aufsatzsammlungen_dokumententyp> # AUFSATZSAMMLUNGEN (DOKUMENTENTYP)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "AUFSATZSAMMLUNGEN (DOKUMENTENTYP)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/black_holes_astrophysik> # BLACK HOLES (ASTROPHYSIK)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "BLACK HOLES (ASTROPHYSIK)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/collections_d_articles_et_d_essais_type_de_document> # COLLECTIONS D'ARTICLES ET D'ESSAIS (TYPE DE DOCUMENT)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "COLLECTIONS D'ARTICLES ET D'ESSAIS (TYPE DE DOCUMENT)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/collections_of_essays_type_of_document> # COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS (TYPE OF DOCUMENT)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS (TYPE OF DOCUMENT)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/gravitation_quantique> # GRAVITATION QUANTIQUE
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "GRAVITATION QUANTIQUE" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/hypotheses_cosmologiques_speciales_astronomie> # HYPOTHÈSES COSMOLOGIQUES SPÉCIALES (ASTRONOMIE)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "HYPOTHÈSES COSMOLOGIQUES SPÉCIALES (ASTRONOMIE)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/quantengravitation> # QUANTENGRAVITATION
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "QUANTENGRAVITATION" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/quantum_gravity> # QUANTUM GRAVITY
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "QUANTUM GRAVITY" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/schwarze_locher_astrophysik> # SCHWARZE LÖCHER (ASTROPHYSIK)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "SCHWARZE LÖCHER (ASTROPHYSIK)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/special_cosmological_hypotheses_astronomy> # SPECIAL COSMOLOGICAL HYPOTHESES (ASTRONOMY)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "SPECIAL COSMOLOGICAL HYPOTHESES (ASTRONOMY)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/spezielle_kosmologische_hypothesen_astronomie> # SPEZIELLE KOSMOLOGISCHE HYPOTHESEN (ASTRONOMIE)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "SPEZIELLE KOSMOLOGISCHE HYPOTHESEN (ASTRONOMIE)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Thing/trous_noirs_astrophysique> # TROUS NOIRS (ASTROPHYSIQUE)
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "TROUS NOIRS (ASTROPHYSIQUE)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/364497090#Topic/vereinheitlichung> # Vereinheitlichung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Vereinheitlichung" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063025> # Physics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Physics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/880600> # Cosmology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cosmology" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/102304634> # Stephen Hawking
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:deathDate "2018" ;
    schema:familyName "Hawking" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen W." ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen" ;
    schema:name "Stephen Hawking" ;
    schema:name "Physicist Stephen W. Hawking" ;
    schema:name "Physiker Stephen W. Hawking" ;
    schema:name "Physicien Stephen W. Hawking" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19754453> # G. W. Gibbons
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gibbons" ;
    schema:givenName "G. W." ;
    schema:name "G. W. Gibbons" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521144087>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521144086" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521144087" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521820813>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521820812" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521820813" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/695694356>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/695694356> ; # The future of theoretical physics and cosmology : celebrating Stephen Hawking's contributions to physics
    schema:dateModified "2019-01-22" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.