Reality is not what it seems : the journey to quantum gravity (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Reality is not what it seems : the journey to quantum gravity

Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publisher: [London] [etc.] : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. In this mind-expanding book, he shows how our understanding of reality has changed throughout centuries, from Democritus to loop quantum gravity. Taking us on a wondrous journey, he invites us to imagine a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Rovelli
ISBN: 9780241257968 0241257964
OCLC Number: 989167609
Notes: Prevod dela: La realtà non è come ci appare.
Description: XIV, 254 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: La realtà non è come ci appare.
Responsibility: Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre.

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What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein, Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, the author takes us on a journey to  Read more...

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A global superstar... Professor Rovelli is making the grammar of the universe accessible to a new generation * Channel 4 News * Surely Rovelli deserves the title 'world's most inspiring physics Read more...

 
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