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The Resource Trespassing on Einstein's lawn : a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything, Amanda Gefter

Trespassing on Einstein's lawn : a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything, Amanda Gefter

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Trespassing on Einstein's lawn : a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything
Title
Trespassing on Einstein's lawn
Title remainder
a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Gefter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Opening with the author's attempt to sneak herself and her father into a conference attended by the planet's great scientific thinkers (including Brian Greene, Max Tegmark, and coiner of the term "black hole" John Wheeler), Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn takes readers on an exhilarating and memorable journey to the mysterious heart of the universe"--
  • A spirited personal account of a father and daughter's quest for answers to some of the universe's biggest questions, written by a consultant for New Scientist magazine and the founder of the CultureLab blog, starts with the author's attempt to sneak into a conference attended by the planet's greatest scientific thinkers
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Gefter, Amanda
Dewey number
530.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.G34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gefter, Amanda
  • Physics
  • Beginning
  • Quantum theory
  • SCIENCE / Physics
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Existentialism
Label
Trespassing on Einstein's lawn : a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything, Amanda Gefter
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crashing the ultimate reality party -- The perfect alibi -- Smile! -- Delayed choices -- Schrödinger's rats -- Fictitious forces -- Carving the world into pieces -- Making history -- A hint of how the universe is built -- That Alice-in-Wonderland shit -- Hope produces space and time -- That hypothetical, secret object -- Smashing the glass -- Incompleteness -- Into the margin
Control code
ocn844789517
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9780345531438
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013013874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844789517
  • (Sirsi) a1706905
  • (OCoLC)844789517
Label
Trespassing on Einstein's lawn : a father, a daughter, the meaning of nothing, and the beginning of everything, Amanda Gefter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crashing the ultimate reality party -- The perfect alibi -- Smile! -- Delayed choices -- Schrödinger's rats -- Fictitious forces -- Carving the world into pieces -- Making history -- A hint of how the universe is built -- That Alice-in-Wonderland shit -- Hope produces space and time -- That hypothetical, secret object -- Smashing the glass -- Incompleteness -- Into the margin
Control code
ocn844789517
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9780345531438
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013013874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844789517
  • (Sirsi) a1706905
  • (OCoLC)844789517

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