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The Resource The perfect wave : with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time, Heinrich Päs

The perfect wave : with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time, Heinrich Päs

Label
The perfect wave : with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time
Title
The perfect wave
Title remainder
with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time
Statement of responsibility
Heinrich Päs
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Almost weightless and able to pass through the densest materials with ease, neutrinos seem to defy the laws of nature. But these mysterious particles may hold the key to our deepest questions about the universe. The author serves as our fluent, deeply knowledgeable guide to a particle world that tests the boundaries of space, time, and human knowledge
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Päs, H.
Dewey number
539.7/215
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
QC793.16
LC item number
.P37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)
  • Neutrinos
  • Cosmology
  • Space and time
Target audience
adult
Label
The perfect wave : with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time, Heinrich Päs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as: Die perfekte welle. München : Piper Verlag, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dawn patrol in Honolulu -- Eleusis, Pato, magic mushrooms -- Quantum physics : the multiverse of Parmenides -- Black dots on a white background : the particle world -- Beyond the desert : symmetries and unification -- From symmetry breaking to supersymmetry -- Birth of an outlaw : the neutrino -- Nuclear decays a thousand meters underground -- New physics is falling from the skies -- Cosmic connections -- Neutrinos : key to the universe -- Extra dimensions, strings, and branes -- Einstein's heritage : what is time? -- How to build a time machine -- Against Hawking and the timekeepers -- Into the wilderness of the terascale -- Epilogue : Major Tom and the singing Socrates
Control code
ocn840460768
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 295 pages
Isbn
9780674725010
Lccn
2013025630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
539.7215 P26 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A13BP020.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840460768
  • (OCoLC)840460768
Label
The perfect wave : with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time, Heinrich Päs
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as: Die perfekte welle. München : Piper Verlag, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dawn patrol in Honolulu -- Eleusis, Pato, magic mushrooms -- Quantum physics : the multiverse of Parmenides -- Black dots on a white background : the particle world -- Beyond the desert : symmetries and unification -- From symmetry breaking to supersymmetry -- Birth of an outlaw : the neutrino -- Nuclear decays a thousand meters underground -- New physics is falling from the skies -- Cosmic connections -- Neutrinos : key to the universe -- Extra dimensions, strings, and branes -- Einstein's heritage : what is time? -- How to build a time machine -- Against Hawking and the timekeepers -- Into the wilderness of the terascale -- Epilogue : Major Tom and the singing Socrates
Control code
ocn840460768
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 295 pages
Isbn
9780674725010
Lccn
2013025630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
539.7215 P26 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A13BP020.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840460768
  • (OCoLC)840460768

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