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The Black Hole War

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The Black Hole War by Leonard Susskind. Published by Back Bay Books 2008. Paperback in very good condition.

At the beginning of the 21st century, physics is being driven to very unfamiliar territory - the domain of the incredibly small and the incredibly heavy. The new world is a world in which both quantum mechanics and gravity are equally important. But mysteries remain. One of the biggest involved black holes. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking claimed that anything sucked in a black hole was lost forever. For three decades, Leonard Susskind and Hawking clashed over the answer to this problem. Finally, in 2004, Hawking conceded. THE BLACK HOLE WAR will explain the mind-blowing science that finally won out and the emergence of a new paradigm that argues that the world - your home, your breakfast, you - is actually a hologram projected from the edges of space.

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Author(s):
Susskind L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20x12x2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0316016411
ISBN-13:
9780316016414
Number of pages:
469
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Title:
The Black Hole War

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The Black Hole War by Leonard Susskind. Published by Back Bay Books 2008. Paperback in very good condition.

At the beginning of the 21st century, physics is being driven to very unfamiliar territory - the domain of the incredibly small and the incredibly heavy. The new world is a world in which both quantum mechanics and gravity are equally important. But mysteries remain. One of the biggest involved black holes. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking claimed that anything sucked in a black hole was lost forever. For three decades, Leonard Susskind and Hawking clashed over the answer to this problem. Finally, in 2004, Hawking conceded. THE BLACK HOLE WAR will explain the mind-blowing science that finally won out and the emergence of a new paradigm that argues that the world - your home, your breakfast, you - is actually a hologram projected from the edges of space.

Author(s):
Susskind L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20x12x2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0316016411
ISBN-13:
9780316016414
Number of pages:
469
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Title:
The Black Hole War

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