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The grand design, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

Label
The grand design
Title
The grand design
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time)deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions--Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?--and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics; this collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawking, Stephen
Dewey number
530.1/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC20.5
LC item number
.H39 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mlodinow, Leonard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unified field theories
  • Mathematical physics
  • Superstring theories
Label
The grand design, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780553805376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • ocn654183639
  • 537485
Label
The grand design, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780553805376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • ocn654183639
  • 537485

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