Space-Time and Beyond - AbeBooks - Bob Toben; Fred Alan Wolf: XAnd this may be just one of many universes — what cosmologists, some more skeptically than others, have named the multiverse. But it is almost taken for granted that everything from physics to biology, including the mind, ultimately comes down to four fundamental concepts: matter and energy interacting in an arena of space and time. There are skeptics who suspect we may be missing a crucial piece of the puzzle. There is no reason why, in this particular century, Homo sapiens should have gathered all the pieces needed for a theory of everything. In displacing humanity from a privileged position, the Copernican principle applies not just to where we are in space but to when we are in time.
Beyond Space and Time Chuck Missler
ISBN 13: 9780553131291
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. This volume is dedicated to the centennial anniversary of Minkowski's discovery of spacetime. It contains selected papers by physicists and philosophers on the Nature and Ontology of Spacetime. The first six papers, comprising Part I of the book, provide examples of the impact of Minkowski's spacetime representation of special relativity on the twentieth century physics. Part II also contains six papers which deal with implications of Minkowski's ideas for the philosophy of space and time. The last part is represented by two papers which explore the influence of Minkowski's ideas beyond the philosophy of space and time.
Nobody said that relativity theory was easy. Known for his work on loop quantum gravity theory and the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Anaximander, Rovelli is one of our great scientific explicators. His poetic essay collection Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold more than a million copies in English translation in and remains one of the fastest-selling science books ever. The Order of Time , a deeper, more abstruse meditation, elucidates some of the key developments in the philosophy and physics of time. Fortified with quotations from Proust, Anaximander and the Grateful Dead Rovelli has a hippyish past , the book continues a tradition of jargon-free scientific writing from Galileo to Darwin that disappeared in the academic specialisation of the last century. Clock time, said Einstein, is an illusion. So if a man who has lived at sea-level meets his twin who has lived in the mountains, he will find that his sibling is slightly older.
A computer-generated artwork inspired by quantum mechanics. Credit: Getty. Quantum mechanics is perhaps the most successful theory ever formulated. For almost 90 years, experimenters have subjected it to rigorous tests, none of which has called its foundations into question. It is one of the triumphs of twentieth-century science. In this challenging book, he attempts to examine other options for a theory of the atomic world.
Fred Alan Wolf born December 3, is an American theoretical physicist specializing in quantum physics and the relationship between physics and consciousness. He is a former physics professor at San Diego State University, and has helped to popularize science on the Discovery Channel. Born into a Jewish family,  Wolf's interest in physics began as a child when he viewed a newsreel depicting the world's first atomic explosion. Wolf received his Ph. Quantum or Captain Quantum. National Book Award in Science. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.