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Dreams Of A Final Theory : The Search for The Fundamental Laws of Nature - Steven Weinberg

Dreams Of A Final Theory

The Search for The Fundamental Laws of Nature

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Published: 16th September 1993
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An understanding of nature's final laws may be within our grasp - a way of explaining forces and symmetries and articles that does not require further explanation. 'This starting point, to which all explanations can be traced, is what I mean by a final theory', says Steven Weinberg in this extraordinary book. In it he discusses beauty, the weakness of philosophy, the best ideas in physics and the honour of accepting a world without god.

"Wienberg has reached the pinnacle of scientific succes - the Nobel Prize - he writes clearly and with confidence, imbuing the reader with an irresistible sense that one is in the hands of a master physicist at play" * Sunday Times * "Highly literate, comprehensive, challenging, a survey of an exciting and extraordinary field of enquiry by one of its leading figures" * Financial Times * "A truly important book, one which tries to change our minds... A magnificently honest piece of work" * Times Literary Supplement * "This is a brilliant book" * Daily Telegraph *

ISBN: 9780099223917
ISBN-10: 0099223910
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 16th September 1993
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.19