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Reality is not what it seems

Carlo Rovelli

Reality is not what it seems

the journey to quantum gravity

by Carlo Rovelli

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum gravity

  • About the Edition

    Traces how the human image of the world has changed throughout history, demonstrating the evolution of the idea of reality while touching on subjects ranging from the Higgs boson to quantum gravity.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCarlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre
    ContributionsCarnell, Simon, 1962- translator, Segre, Erica, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC178 .R69313 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 pages
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27223604M
    ISBN 100735213925
    ISBN 109780735213920
    LC Control Number2016036293
    OCLC/WorldCa957696600

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