Quantum Space : Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe Quantum Space : Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

Quantum Space : Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

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Today we are blessed with two extraordinarily successful theories of physics. The first is Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which describes the large-scale behavior of matter in a curved spacetime. The second is quantum mechanics. This theory describes the properties and behavior of matter and radiation at their smallest scales.

But, while they are both highly successful, these two structures leave a lot of important questions unanswered. They are also based on two different interpretations of space and time, and are therefore fundamentally incompatible. We have two descriptions but, as far as we know, we've only ever had one universe. What we need is a quantum theory of gravity.

Approaches to formulating such a theory have primarily followed two paths. One leads to String Theory, which has for long been fashionable, and about which much has been written. But String Theory has become mired in problems. Combining clear discussions of both quantum theory and general relativity, this book offers one of the first efforts to explain the new quantum theory of space and time.

GENRE
Wetenschap
VERTELLER
NP
Nigel Patterson
TAAL
EN
Engels
DUUR
10:16
u. min.
UITGEGEVEN
2019
24 juli
UITGEVER
Tantor Media, Inc
GROOTTE
474,8
MB

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