2001: A Spacetime Odyssey
Two theories revolutionised the 20th-century view of space and time: Einstein's general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. This gave rise to elementary particle theories with extra spacetime dimensions, the inflationary model of big bang cosmology, the hypothesis of dark matter in the universe, the discovery of radiation from quantum black holes, and the fuzzy spacetime geometry of superstrings and M-theory. In this book, experts present the latest developments in cosmology, theoretical physics and mathematics, as well as share their thoughts on the future of spacetime physics.
Cover Type: Hardcover, Softcover
Page Count: 240
Year Published: 2002