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The future of theoretical physics and cosmology

Code: NAT0650
Auteurs: G.W.Gibbons, E.P.S.Shellard and S.J.Rankin
ISBN: 9780521144087
Uitgever: Cambridge university press
Uitgegeven: 2009
Taal: eng
Korte beschrijving:
Based on lectures given in honor of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday, this book comprises contributions from the world's leading theoretical physicists. Popular lectures progress to a critical evaluation of more advanced subjects in modern cosmology and theoretical physics. Topics covered include the origin of the universe, warped spacetime, cosmological singularities, quantum gravity, black holes, string theory, quantum cosmology and inflation. The volume provides a fascinating overview of the variety of subjects to which Stephen Hawking has contributed.