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The Nature of Space and Time

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The Nature of Space and Time by Stephen Hawking
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Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the world's most famous physicists--Stephen Hawking (A Brief History of Time) and Roger Penrose (The Road to Reality)--debate these questions. The authors outline how their positions have further diverged on a number of key issues, including the spatial geometry of the universe, inflationary versus cyclic theories of the cosmos, and the black-hole information-loss paradox. Though much progress has been made, Hawking and Penrose stress that physicists still have further to go in their quest for a quantum theory of gravity.

Author Biography

Stephen Hawking is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at the University of Cambridge. Roger Penrose is the Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at the University of Oxford.
Release date NZ
September 22nd, 2015
Contributors
Afterword by Roger Penrose Afterword by Stephen Hawking
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Revised edition
Illustrations
75 line illus.
Imprint
Princeton University Press
Pages
160
Dimensions
140x216x13
ISBN-13
9780691168449
Product ID
23081664

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