Seven brief lessons on physics / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre.
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- ISBN: 9780399184413
- ISBN: 0399184414
- Physical Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Riverhead Books, 2015.
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| Translation from the Italian of: Sette brevi lezioni di fisica.
"English translation published in Great Britain by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK"--Title page verso.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The most beautiful of theories -- Quanta -- The architecture of the cosmos -- Particles -- Grains of space -- Probability, time, and the heat of black holes -- Ourselves.
|Summary, etc.:|| An introduction to modern physics by a founder of the loop quantum gravity theory shares seven succinct lessons on topics ranging from general relativity and quantum mechanics to elementary particles and black holes.
"Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" is a book about the joy of discovery. Carlo Rovelli brings a playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, offering surprising and surprisingly easy to grasp explanations of Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world, Rovelli writes. And it's breathtaking." Publisher marketing.
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