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Acclaimed science writer Richard Morris guides the reader on a literate and clearly written tour of the efforts to make sense of the mind-bending concept of the infinite.
>Starting with simple logical puzzles and progressing to the latest cosmological theories, he shows us how this very problem helped spawn groundbreaking theories such as relativity and quantum mechanics.
Finally, we see how the possibility of infinite universes may hold answers to some of humankind's most fundamental questions.
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.
Title: ...Achilles in the Quantum Universe: The Definitive History of Infinity
Categories: Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy,
Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt & Company,: 1997.
ISBN Number: 0805047794
ISBN Number 13: 9780805047790
Binding: Hardcover in Jacket.
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 003737