Space, time, matter

by Hermann Weyl

Publisher: Dutton in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 330 Downloads: 719
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  • Relativity (Physics),
  • Space and time.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 319-324.

Statementby Hermann Weyl ; translated from the German by Henry L. Brose.
ContributionsBrose, Henry L. 1890-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14133269M

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Space-Time-Matter: Modern Kaluza-Klein Theory Paul S. Wesson. Collates technical results on 5D relativity with the aim of showing how far Einstein's vision of physics as geometry can be realized.

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Up, down, left, right, forward, back, past, future. 3+1 dimensions. Or so our primitive Pleistocene-evolved brains find it.

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Physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions, although modern physicists usually consider it, with time, to be part of a boundless four-dimensional continuum known as concept of space is considered to be of fundamental importance to an understanding .This book and its sequel ('Theories of Matter Space and Time: Quantum Theories') are taken from third and fourth year undergraduate Physics courses at Southampton University, UK.

The aim of both books is to move beyond the initial courses in classical mechanics, special relativity, electromagnetism, and quantum theory to more sophisticated.