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Book News Annotation:

Weinberg, the 1979 Nobel Prize-winner in physics, imagines the shape of a final theory and the effect its discovery would have on the human spirit. He gives a defense of reductionism--the impulse to trace explanations of natural phenomena to deeper and deeper levels--and examines the curious relevance of beauty and symmetry in scientific theories. Weinberg gives a personal account of the search for the laws of nature, and shares glimpses scientists have had from time to time that there is a deeper truth foreshadowing a final theory. For another side of the discussion, see David Lindley's The End of Physics.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-315) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679419235
Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Quantum Theory
Subject:
Relativity
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
2398
Publication Date:
c1992
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 334 p.

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