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Farewell to reality : how modern physics has betrayed the search for scientific truth / Jim Baggott.

Authors: Baggott, J. E., author.
Call number: 530 BAG
Publication: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Physics.
Physics -- Philosophy.
Title: Farewell to reality : how modern physics has betrayed the search for scientific truth / Jim Baggott.
Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Physical description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents note: The supreme task : reality, truth, and the scientific method -- The authorized version. -- White ambassadors of morning : light, quantum theory, and the nature of reality -- The construction of mass : matter, force, and the standard model of particle physics -- Beautiful beyond comparison : space, time, and the Special and General Theories of Relativity -- The (mostly) missing universe : the universe according to the standard model of Big Bang cosmology -- What's wrong with this picture? : why the authorized version of reality can't be right -- The grand delusion. -- Thy fearful symmetry : beyond the standard model : supersymmetry and grand unification -- In the cemetery of disappointed hopes : superstrings, M-theory, and the search for the theory of everything -- Gardeners of the cosmic landscape : many worlds and the multiverse -- Source code of the cosmos : quantum information, black holes, and the Holographic Principle -- Ego sum ergo est : I am therefore it is : the anthropic cosmological principle -- Just six questions : defining the destination at the end of a hopeful journey.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-318) and index.
ISBN: 9781605984728 :
1605984728
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1448836
Bib No.: 1448836

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