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The Resource Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall, (electronic resource eBook)

Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall, (electronic resource eBook)

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Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Title remainder
how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Randall
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World"-- and bestselling author of Warped Passages--an exhilarating and readable overview of the latest ideas in physics and a rousing defense of the role of science in our lives"--Provided by publisher
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Randall, Lisa
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Science
  • Physics
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Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=571907
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers -- pt. II. Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe -- pt. III. Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles -- pt. IV. Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results. Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down -- pt. V. Scaling the universe. Inside out ; What's so large to you is so small to me ; Visitors from the dark side -- pt. VI. Roundup. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062096890
Lccn
oc2012175974
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
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394b5efc-be40-496f-813d-7c0c5db662f0
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=571907
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers -- pt. II. Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe -- pt. III. Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles -- pt. IV. Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results. Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down -- pt. V. Scaling the universe. Inside out ; What's so large to you is so small to me ; Visitors from the dark side -- pt. VI. Roundup. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062096890
Lccn
oc2012175974
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
394b5efc-be40-496f-813d-7c0c5db662f0
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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