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Constants of Nature The Numbers That Encode the Deepest Secrets of the Universe

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ISBN-10: 1400032253

ISBN-13: 9781400032259

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Barrow

List price: $18.00
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Reality as we know it is bound by a set of constants—numbers and values that dictate the strengths of forces like gravity, the speed of light, and the masses of elementary particles. In The Constants of Nature, Cambridge Professor and bestselling author John D.Barrow takes us on an exploration of these governing principles. Drawing on physicists such as Einstein and Planck, Barrow illustrates with stunning clarity our dependence on the steadfastness of these principles. But he also suggests that the basic forces may have been radically different during the universe’s infancy, and suggests that they may continue a deeply hidden evolution. Perhaps most tantalizingly, Barrow theorizes about…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English