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  • Quantum Space by Jim Baggott
    Quantum Space (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    The greatest challenge for physics is to combine its two most successful theories: general relativity and quantum mechanics. The resulting quantum theory of gravity would explain the universe across all scales. Much has been said about the approach based on string theory. Here, Jim Baggott describes its powerful rival: Loop Quantum Gravity.

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  • Mass by Jim Baggott
    Mass (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    Jim Baggott explores how our understanding of the nature of matter, and its fundamental property of mass, has developed, from the ancient Greek view of indivisible atoms to quantum mechanics, dark matter, the Higgs field, and beyond. He shows how the stuff of the universe is proving more elusive and uncertain than we ever imagined.

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  • The Quantum Story by Jim Baggott
    The Quantum Story (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalities and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.

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  • Origins by Jim Baggott
    Origins (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the origins of the space and time, mass and light, stars, the habitable earth, and life itself. From astrophysics to biology, the whole inspiring picture is here.

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  • Farewell to Reality by Jim Baggott
    Farewell to Reality (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    A controversial popular science title in which Jim Baggott asks whether all that we currently know about the universe is based upon science or fantasy.

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  • Higgs by Jim Baggott
    Higgs (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    The hunt for the Higgs particle involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. Finally, on 4 July 2012, CERN made the momentous announcement that a Higgs-like particle had been discovered. Here, Jim Baggott explains the science behind the discovery, how the theory was developed, and its implications for the future.

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  • Higgs by Jim Baggott
    Higgs (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. The discovery of a new particle, consistent with the Higgs boson, is the strongest indicator yet that the Standard Model reflects the basic building blocks of our Universe. Here, Jim Baggott explains the science behind the discovery, and its implications.

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  • Origins by Jim Baggott
    Origins (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the origins of space and time, mass and light, stars, the habitable earth, and life itself. From astrophysics to biology, the whole inspiring picture is here.

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  • The Quantum Story by Jim Baggott
    The Quantum Story (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalities and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.

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  • Farewell to Reality by Jim Baggott
    Farewell to Reality (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    From acclaimed science author Jim Baggott, a pointed critique of modern theoretical physics.

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    Origins (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the origins of space and time, mass and light, stars, the habitable earth, and life itself. From astrophysics to biology, the whole inspiring picture is here.

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  • The Quantum Story by Jim Baggott
    The Quantum Story (English, Paperback) Jim Baggott

    Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalities and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.

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    The Quantum Story (English, CD-Audio) Jim Baggott

    Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalities and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.The twentieth century was defined by physics. From the minds of...

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  • Farewell to Reality by Jim Baggott
    Farewell to Reality (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    From acclaimed science author Jim Baggot, a pointed critique of modern theoretical physics.

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  • The First War of Physics by Environmental Officer Lubricants Marketing Jim Baggott
    The First War of Physics (English, Paperback) Environmental Officer Lubricants Marketing Jim Baggott

    An epic story of science and technology at the verylimits of human understanding: the monumental raceto build the first atomic weapons.

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