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    The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality / Brian Greene
    by Greene, Brian (Brian), 1963- Author
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    New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004.
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    9780375412882
    0375412883 (Trade Cloth)
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    xii, 569 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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    Reality's arena. Roads to reality: Space, time, and why things are as they are -- The universe and the bucket: Is space a human abstraction or a physical entity? -- Relativity and the absolute: Is spacetime an Einsteinian abstraction or a physical entity? -- Entangling space: What does it mean to be separate in a quantum universe? -- Time and experience. The frozen river: Does time flow? -- Chance and the arrow: Does time have a direction? -- Time and the quantum: Insights into time's nature from the quantum realm -- Spacetime and cosmology. Of snowflakes and spacetime: Symmetry and the evolution of the cosmos -- Vaporizing the vacuum: Heat, nothingness, and unification -- Deconstructing the bang: What banged? -- Quanta in the sky with diamonds: Inflation, quantum jitters, and the arrow of time -- Origins and unification. The world on a string: The fabric according to string theory -- The universe on a brane: Speculations on space and time in M-theory -- Reality and imagination. Up in the heavens and down in the earth: Experimenting with space and time -- Teleporters and time machines: Traveling through space and time -- The future of an allusion: Prospects for space and time.
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