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The Resource The universe in the rearview mirror : how hidden symmetries shape reality, Dave Goldberg ; with illustrations by Herb Thornby

The universe in the rearview mirror : how hidden symmetries shape reality, Dave Goldberg ; with illustrations by Herb Thornby

Label
The universe in the rearview mirror : how hidden symmetries shape reality
Title
The universe in the rearview mirror
Title remainder
how hidden symmetries shape reality
Statement of responsibility
Dave Goldberg ; with illustrations by Herb Thornby
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldberg, Dave
Dewey number
539.7/25
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.S95
LC item number
G64 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Symmetry
  • Reality
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Cosmology
Target audience
adult
Label
The universe in the rearview mirror : how hidden symmetries shape reality, Dave Goldberg ; with illustrations by Herb Thornby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 69
  • Chapter 4
  • Emmy Noether: In which we determine what symmetry really means
  • 105
  • Chapter 5
  • Relativity: In which we fail to build an intergalactic ansible
  • 130
  • Chapter 6
  • Gravity: In which we learn why black holes don't last forever
  • 158
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Replacement: In which we consider the design specifications for a teleportation device
  • 189
  • Chapter 8
  • Spin: In which we investigate why you aren't a sentient cloud of helium and what a spoonful of neutron star would do to you
  • 205
  • Chapter 9
  • Higgs: In which we explore the origin of mass and why physics isn't stamp collecting
  • 229
  • Chapter 10
  • Antimatter: In which we learn why there is something rather than nothing
  • Hidden Symmetries: In which objects in the mirror are closer than they appear
  • 262
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Entropy: In which we explore where time comes from or whether it just is
  • 37
  • Chapter 3
  • Cosmological Principle: In which we learn why it is dark at night
Control code
ocn861208465
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780142181041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
539.725 G564 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP172.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 861208465
  • (Sirsi) 861208465
  • (OCoLC)861208465
Label
The universe in the rearview mirror : how hidden symmetries shape reality, Dave Goldberg ; with illustrations by Herb Thornby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 69
  • Chapter 4
  • Emmy Noether: In which we determine what symmetry really means
  • 105
  • Chapter 5
  • Relativity: In which we fail to build an intergalactic ansible
  • 130
  • Chapter 6
  • Gravity: In which we learn why black holes don't last forever
  • 158
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Replacement: In which we consider the design specifications for a teleportation device
  • 189
  • Chapter 8
  • Spin: In which we investigate why you aren't a sentient cloud of helium and what a spoonful of neutron star would do to you
  • 205
  • Chapter 9
  • Higgs: In which we explore the origin of mass and why physics isn't stamp collecting
  • 229
  • Chapter 10
  • Antimatter: In which we learn why there is something rather than nothing
  • Hidden Symmetries: In which objects in the mirror are closer than they appear
  • 262
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Entropy: In which we explore where time comes from or whether it just is
  • 37
  • Chapter 3
  • Cosmological Principle: In which we learn why it is dark at night
Control code
ocn861208465
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780142181041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
539.725 G564 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP172.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 861208465
  • (Sirsi) 861208465
  • (OCoLC)861208465

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