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The Resource Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall

Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall

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Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Title remainder
how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Randall
Title variation
Knocking on heavens door
Title variation remainder
how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World"-- and bestselling author of Warped Passages--an exhilarating and readable overview of the latest ideas in physics and a rousing defense of the role of science in our lives"--Provided by publisher
Summary
"From the one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World"-- and bestselling author of Warped Passages--an exhilarating and readable overview of the latest ideas in physics and a rousing defense of the role of science in our lives"--
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book 2011
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10010065
Cataloging source
DLC
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Randall, Lisa
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.5
LC item number
.R365 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE / Physics
Target audience
adult
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how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [420]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers
  • Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe
  • Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles
  • Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results.
  • Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs Boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down
  • Scaling the universe. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
Control code
19304854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages
Isbn
9780061723728
Lccn
2011010521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, photographs
System control number
(DLC) 2011010521
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [420]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers
  • Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe
  • Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles
  • Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results.
  • Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs Boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down
  • Scaling the universe. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
Control code
19304854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages
Isbn
9780061723728
Lccn
2011010521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, photographs
System control number
(DLC) 2011010521

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