b336a53425 A discussion of the measurement problem in quantum mechanics is given a full chapter; superstrings are given a chapter near the end of the book, as are loop gravity and twistor theory. Retrieved 18 November 2015. Physics enters the discussion on page 383 with the topic of spacetime. Review. From there it moves on to fields in spacetime, deriving the classical electrical and magnetic forces from first principles; that is, if one lives in spacetime of a particular sort, these fields develop naturally as a consequence. Knopf Publication date 2004 Later revised editions: 2005, 2006, 2007 Mediatype Print, e-book Pages 1136 pp. Overview. If only Nicholas Lezard could understand it". The final chapters reflect Penrose's personal perspective, which differs in some respects from what he regards as the current fashion among theoretical physicists.
Hardcover edition Author Roger Penrose Country United States Language English Subject Modern physics Genre Non-fiction Publisher Alfred A. ISBN 978-0679454434 Precededby Shadows of the Mind Followedby Cycles of Time . External links. goodreads.com. So here, then, are all the laws of the universe, in one handy 1,100-page volume. ^ Lezard, Nicholas (11 February 2006). Aldiss) (1999) Academic works Techniques of Differential Topology in Relativity (1972) Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 1, Two-Spinor Calculus and Relativistic Fields (with Wolfgang Rindler) (1987) Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 2, Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry (with Wolfgang Rindler) (1988) . The Guardian.