The Resource Reality Is Not What It Seems, Carlo Rovelli ; Simon Carnell, translator, (electronic resource)

Reality Is Not What It Seems, Carlo Rovelli ; Simon Carnell, translator, (electronic resource)

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Reality Is Not What It Seems
Title
Reality Is Not What It Seems
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Carlo Rovelli ; Simon Carnell, translator
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eng
Summary
a--New York Times, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains how our image of the world has changed over the last few dozen centuries. In elegant and accessible prose, Rovelli takes us on a wondrous journey from Aristotle to Albert Einstein, from Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, and from classical physics to his own work in quantum gravity. As he shows us how the idea of reality has evolved over time, Rovelli offers readers a deeper understanding of the theories he introduced so concisely in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics. His evocative explanations invite us to imagine, beyond our ever-changing idea of reality, a whole new world that has yet to be discovered
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IDEBK
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1956-
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Rovelli, Carlo
Dewey number
531.14
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC178
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1962-
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Carnell, Simon
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  • Quantum gravity
  • Reality
  • Universe
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Reality Is Not What It Seems, Carlo Rovelli ; Simon Carnell, translator, (electronic resource)
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rdacontent
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ocn967095765
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unknown
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1 online resource ()
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online
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9780735213944
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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remote
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  • 980042
  • 1437128D-110F-4721-B7B6-505A284D3B5A
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(OCoLC)967095765
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Reality Is Not What It Seems, Carlo Rovelli ; Simon Carnell, translator, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967095765
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735213944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 980042
  • 1437128D-110F-4721-B7B6-505A284D3B5A
System control number
(OCoLC)967095765

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