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The hidden reality : parallel universes and the deep laws of the cosmos

Author: B Greene
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brian Greene reveals the extraordinary nature of parallel universes, string theory and what this means for the future of physics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Greene
ISBN: 9780141029818 0141029811
OCLC Number: 757147066
Notes: Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf; London: Allen Lane, 2011.
Awards: Short-listed for Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012
Description: xi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Bounds of reality : on parallel worlds --
Endless Doppelgängers : the quilted multiverse --
Eternity and infinity : the inflationary multiverse --
Unifying nature's laws : on the road to Strong Theory --
Hovering universes in nearby dimensions : the Brane and Cyclic multiverses --
New thinking about an old constant : the landscape multiverse --
Science and the multiverse : on inference, explanation, and prediction --
Many worlds of quantum measurement : the quantum multiverse --
Black holes and holograms : the holographic multiverse --
Universes, computers, and mathematical reality : the simulated and ultimate multiverses --
Limits of inquiry : multiverses and the future.
Responsibility: Brian Greene.

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Explores our scientific understanding of the universe, the 'string theory' that might hold the key to unifying nature's laws, and our continuing quest to know more. This book shows, ours may be just  Read more...

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Every chapter opens level after level of previously unimaginable, mind-expanding realities -- Oliver Sacks The book serves well as an introduction to the multiverse and will open up many people's Read more...

 
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