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Author Davies, P. C. W.

Title The New physics / edited by Paul Davies
Edition First paperback edition
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989

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Description 516 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- 1. The New Physics: a synthesis -- 2. The renaissance of general relativity -- 3. The inflationary universe -- 4. The edge of spacetime -- 5. Quantum gravity -- 6. The new astrophysics -- 7. Condensed matter physics in less than three dimensions -- 8. Critical point phenomena: universal physics at large length scales -- 9. Low temperature physics, superconductivity and superfluidity -- 10. Quantum optics -- 11. Physics of far-from-equilibrium systems and self-organisation -- 12. What is chaos, that we should be mindful of it? -- 13. Conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics -- 14. The quark structure of matter -- 15. Grand unified theories -- 16. Effective quantum field theories -- 17. Gauge theories in particle physics -- 18. Overview of particle physics -- Glossary -- Index
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Physics.
Physics.
Quantum theory.
Physics.
Author Davies, P. C. W.
LC no. 87024624
ISBN 0521304202
0521438314 (paperback)