Out of this World: Colliding Universes, Branes, Strings, and Other Wild Ideas of Modern Physics

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Springer, May 25, 2004 - Mathematics - 308 pages
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Stephen Webb, author of WHERE IS EVERYBODY?, takes the interested amateur on a thrilling and enlightening tour of the amazing, even bizarre, new ideas of modern physics, including alternatives to the Big Bang, parallel universes, and an imaginary trip to the other side of the black hole.

  

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(cross-posted on my blog: http://davenichols.net/out-world-stephen-webb) I didn't expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. Having picked it up a few weeks ago, I expected it to sit on my shelf ... Read full review

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A good one -- more informative than most qualitative accounts of the latest beyond-the-Standard-Model physics. Dares to describe such things as the AdS/CFT correspondence (Anti-de Sitter / Conformal ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
SYMMETRY
9
TWIN PILLARS OF PHYSICS
29
BUILDING BLOCKS OF THE UNIVERSE
49
THE STANDARD MODEL
79
GUTS AND SUSY
113
HIGHER DIMENSIONS
141
SUPERSTRINGS
153
THE STORY OF M
181
OF BRANES AND BLACK HOLES
207
OUR WORLD AS A HOLOGRAM
225
WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE
245
GLOSSARY
287
BIBLIOGRAPHY
301
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About the author (2004)

Stephen Webb works in Learning and Teaching Solutions at the Open University, England, and is the author of WHERE IS EVERYBODY? (Copernicus Books, 2002.)

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