An Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution: The Holographic Universe

An Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution: The Holographic Universe

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By (author) Leonard Susskind, By (author) James Lindesay

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  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 224mm x 18mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Singapore
  • ISBN 10: 9812561315
  • ISBN 13: 9789812561312
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 139,498

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- A unique exposition of the foundations of the quantum theory of black holes including the impact of string theory, the idea of black hole complementarily and the holographic principlebull; Aims to educate the physicist or student of physics who is not an expert on string theory, on the revolution that has grown out of black hole physics and string theory

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By a Book Depository customer 10 Dec 2008 3

"with current knowledge of up to a-level maths and physics. What a shame, it looked like it would be a captivating read if only i could understand it."

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The authors, both established researchers, present a review of black hole physics in one of the simplest and most efficient ways ]] The book will be useful for students of physics and for everyone interested in understanding ways in which knowledge is generated theoretically. -- Mathematical Reviews "Mathematical Reviews"