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Contemporary physics and the limits of knowledge / Morton Tavel
Bib ID 1750703
Format BookBook
Author
Tavel, Morton, 1939-
 
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Description New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2002 
xi, 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0813530768 (alkaline paper)
0813530776 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Science and Creativity
  • 3. The Physical and Mental Limitations of Humans
  • 4. Symmetry
  • 5. Frames of Reference
  • 6. The Einsteinian Attack on Space and Time
  • 7. General Relativity
  • 8. Metrics, Geodesics, and the Schwarzschild Solution
  • 9. The Very Many: Statistical Reality
  • 10. From Classical to Quantum Physics
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Physics.  |  Physics -- Philosophy.

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