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The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next - Lee Smolin
The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618551057 (0618551050)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
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5.0 All Much Ado about Nothing: “The Trouble with Physics” by Lee Smolin
“The Weinberg-Salam model requires that the Higgs field exist and that it manifest itself as the new elementary particle called the Higgs boson, which carries the force associated with the Higgs field. Of all the predictions required by the unification of the electromagnetic and weak forces, only th...
Tolle Lege!.
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4.0 The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next
I was prepared not to like this book, but I enjoyed it very much. The author does a very good job at summarizing the state of physics in 2007 and the influence of string theory as of that point in time. He does an excellent job of explaining physics and does a good job of putting string theory into ...
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
5.0 The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next
This is possibly the best physics book I've ever read. Most physics books acknowledge that there are certain unknowns such as dark matter or certain aspects of string theory, but they all cleverly hide the real, and somewhat desperate, situation with contemporary physics. It's rare to find someone i...
Booklog
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5.0 The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next
Smolin really delivers with this volume. It's pretty weighty, but the concepts are presented very neatly and without a lot of the technical jargon. The real strength of this book is Smolin's real objectivity when surveying the landscape of modern physics research. With all the hype over String Theor...
A little tea, a little chat
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A review written in the straightforward three dimensions.The dimensions God intended us to have.What I have learned about string theory from this book.There is hardly any sex in string theory.There is no sex in string theory.I know. I read the introduction. I was smitten. Love letters were written. ...
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