bookspacePhoto of readermy comments
 home > bookspace > my comments > comment: the fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality /
Subscribe via RSS 
The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality
Brian Greene
Adult Nonfiction QB982 .G74 2004

Comments  Summary  Contents  Excerpt  Reviews  Author Notes

ContentsPage
Prefacep. ix
Part I - Reality's Arena
1. - Roads to Reality: Space, Time, and Why Things Are as They Arep. 3
2. - The Universe and the Bucket: Is Space a Human Abstraction or a Physical Entity?p. 23
3. - Relativity and the Absolute: Is Spacetime an Einsteinian Abstraction or a Physical Entity?p. 39
4. - Entangling Space: What Does It Mean to Be Separate in a Quantum Universe?p. 77
Part II - Time and Experience
5. - The Frozen River: Does Time Flow?p. 127
6. - Chance and the Arrow: Does Time Have a Direction?p. 143
7. - Time and the Quantum: Insights into Time's Nature from the Quantum Realmp. 177
Part III - Spacetime and Cosmology
8. - Of Snowflakes and Spacetime: Symmetry and the Evolution of the Cosmosp. 219
9. - Vaporizing the Vacuum: Heat, Nothingness, and Unificationp. 251
10. - Deconstructing the Bang: What Banged?p. 272
11. - Quanta in the Sky with Diamonds: Inflation, Quantum Jitters, and the Arrow of Timep. 304
Part IV - Origins and Unification
12. - The World on a String: The Fabric According to String Theoryp. 327
13. - The Universe on a Brane: Speculations on Space and Time in M-Theoryp. 376
Part V - Reality and Imagination
14. - Up in the Heavens and Down in the Earth: Experimenting with Space and Timep. 415
15. - Teleporters and Time Machines: Traveling Through Space and Timep. 437
16. - The Future of an Allusion: Prospects for Space and Timep. 470
Notesp. 495
Glossaryp. 537
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 543
Indexp. 545


Question about returns, requests or other account details?
 Add a Comment
Submission Guidelines

Find this title in the Library Catalog
Find this title in the Library Catalog


more titles about

recent comments
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS