Gratis verzending vanaf 20 euro, gratis retourneren, bezorging waar en wanneer je wilt met   artikelen*

Universe or Multiverse?

  • Engelstalig
  • 536 pagina's
  • 1
  • 9780521140690
  • augustus 2009
Alle productspecificaties

Samenvatting

Recent developments in cosmology and particle physics, such as the string landscape picture, have led to the remarkable realization that our universe - rather than being unique - could be just one of many universes. The multiverse proposal helps to explain the origin of the universe and some of its observational features. Since the physical constants can be different in other universes, the fine-tunings which appear necessary for the emergence of life may also be explained. Nevertheless, many physicists remain uncomfortable with the multiverse proposal, since it is highly speculative and perhaps untestable. In this volume, a number of active and eminent researchers in the field - mainly cosmologists and particle physicists but also some philosophers - address these issues and describe recent developments. The articles represent the full spectrum of views, providing for the first time an overview of the subject. They are written at different academic levels, engaging lay-readers and researchers alike.

Recensie(s)

'... probably the most comprehensive tome on the subject around at the moment and, like the others, I imagine it will have a long shelf-life ... this well-constructed collection of writings is the best we can possibly hope for in the era of this new great debate.' Pedro Ferreira, Physics World 'This book really does lie at the frontier of cosmology, philosophy and possibly even theology. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to consider these ideas in depth.' Martin Redfern, Science, People and Politics 'Reading this book is a complex and rich experience. I find it useful as recommended reading as an introduction for undergraduate students.' Luca Valenziano, CERN Courier '... an essential acquisition for those requiring an up to date account of the various physical proposals and their problems.' Science and Christian Belief

Productspecificaties

Auteur
Bernard Carr
Redactie
Bernard Carr
Taal
Engels
Afmetingen
27x247x174 mm
Gewicht
850,00 gram
Verschijningsdatum
augustus 2009
Druk
1
ISBN10
0521140692
ISBN13
9780521140690

Je vindt dit boek in

Categorieën
Specialisme
Kosmologie
Uitvoering
Boek
Verschijningsjaar
2009
Verschijningsvorm
Paperback

Reviews Universe or Multiverse?

Zeer goed Goed Gemiddeld Onvoldoende Slecht

Voor dit artikel zijn er nog geen reviews geschreven. Schrijf nu zelf de eerste review.

Uit ons lees Magazine

Recensie over In Einsteins achtertuin - Amanda Gefter

Lees hier de recensie van Miranda Schuchhard over In Einsteins achtertuin, van Amanda Gefter.

Lees volledig artikel
Bindwijze: Paperback
48, 99
9 - 14 dagen Tooltip
Verkoop door bol.com
  • Gratis verzending
  • 30 dagen bedenktijd en gratis retourneren
  • Ophalen bij een bol.com afhaalpunt mogelijk
  • Dag en nacht klantenservice
  • Cadeautje? Laat het voor je inpakken en bezorgen

Vaak samen gekocht

Vragen en antwoorden

Over dit artikel zijn nog geen vragen gesteld.