Art and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light
Art interprets the visible world, physics charts its unseen workings--making the two realms seem completely opposed. But in Art & Physics, Leonard Shlain tracks their breakthroughs side by side throughout history to reveal an astonishing correlation of visions. From teh classical Greek sculptors to Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns, and from Aristotle to Einstein, aritsts have foreshadowed the discoveries of scientists, such as when Money and Cezanne intuited the coming upheaval in physics that Einstein would initiate. In this lively and colorful narrative, Leonard Shlain explores how artistic breakthroughs could have prefigured the visionary insights of physicists on so many occasions throughtout history. Provacative and original, Art & Physics is a seamless integration of the romance of art and the drama of science...and exhilarating history of ideas.
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Even Einstein, the originator of the field equations upon which these speculations
were founded, never mentioned the possibility of the existence of a real black
hole. At the outset of rational doubt twenty-five hundred years ago, Plato ...
The dead center of a black hole does not really exist as a location in space and
time as shown in the diagram in Figure 23.11 because the black hole does not
really contain space, time, or light in the conventional sense. The singularity is
BLACK HOLE WHITE HOLE energy, and mass the singularity could be the
celestial appliance which is the puzzling source of energy pouring forth from
quasars. If this were to be true, then what we have perceived as a frightening
image — the ...
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A California surgeon explores the striking parallels in the evolution of Western art and science in this enlightening exploration of where ideas come from and how they enter the consciousness of a ... Read full review
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Shlain, a California surgeon, has bravely ventured into two disparate areas beyond the reach of his certified expertise in the medical sciences. He presents herein a number of periods in the history ... Read full review
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