Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe, Jim Baggott
  • List: $24.99  |  Sale: $17.50
    Club: $12.49
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share


Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

Author: Jim Baggott

Narrator: Nigel Patterson

Unabridged: 10 hr 16 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 07/24/2019

Genre: Science - Quantum Theory

Includes: Bonus PDF


Today we are blessed with two extraordinarily successful theories of physics. The first is Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which describes the large-scale behavior of matter in a curved spacetime. The second is quantum mechanics. This theory describes the properties and behavior of matter and radiation at their smallest scales. But, while they are both highly successful, these two structures leave a lot of important questions unanswered. They are also based on two different interpretations of space and time, and are therefore fundamentally incompatible. We have two descriptions but, as far as we know, we've only ever had one universe. What we need is a quantum theory of gravity. Approaches to formulating such a theory have primarily followed two paths. One leads to String Theory, which has for long been fashionable, and about which much has been written. But String Theory has become mired in problems. Combining clear discussions of both quantum theory and general relativity, this book offers one of the first efforts to explain the new quantum theory of space and time.


Entanglement The Greatest Mystery in Physics, Amir D. Aczel
by Amir D. Aczel

Can two particles become inextricably linked, so that a change in one is instantly reflected in its counterpart, even if a universe separates them?  Albert Einstein's work suggested it was possible, but it was too bizarre, and too contrary to h...

Narrator: Henry Leyva
Published: 09/24/2002

Life on the Edge The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology, Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili
Life on the Edge
by Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be? Even in an age of cloning and artificial biology, the remarkable truth remains: nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life rem...

Narrator: Pete Cross
Published: 07/28/2015

The Hidden Reality Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos, Brian Greene
The Hidden Reality
by Brian Greene

There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in physics and cosmology have led a number of scientists to conclude that our universe may be one among many. With crystal-clear prose and ...

Narrator: Brian Greene
Published: 01/25/2011

Quantum Physics What Everyone Needs to Know, Michael G. Raymer
Quantum Physics
by Michael G. Raymer

Around 1900, physicists started to discover particles like electrons, protons, and neutrons, and with these discoveries believed they could predict the internal behavior of the atom. However, once their predictions were compared to the results of ex...

Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 12/28/2018

Einstein's Unfinished Revolution The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum, Lee Smolin
Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
by Lee Smolin

A daring new vision of quantum theory from one of the leading minds of contemporary physicsQuantum physics is the golden child of modern science. It is the basis of our understanding of atoms, radiation, and so much else, from elementary particles a...

Narrator: Katharine McEwan
Published: 04/09/2019

God's Equation Einstein, Relativity, and the Expanding Universe, Amir D. Aczel
God's Equation
by Amir D. Aczel

Are we on the verge of solving the riddle of creation using Einstein's "greatest blunder"?In a work that is at once lucid, exhilarating and profound, renowned mathematician Dr. Amir Aczel, critically acclaimed author of Fermat's Last Theor...

Narrator: Kent Broadhurst
Published: 11/28/2000

The Universe in the Rearview Mirror How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality, Dave Goldberg
The Universe in the Rearview Mirror
by Dave Goldberg

A physicist speeds across space, time and everything in between showing that our elegant universe from the Higgs boson to antimatter to the most massive group of galaxies is shaped by hidden symmetries that have driven all our recent discoveries abo...

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Published: 01/15/2014

The Quantum Moment How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty, Robert P. Crease; Alfred Scharff Goldhaber
The Quantum Moment
by Robert P. Crease; Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

The fascinating story of how quantum mechanics went mainstream The discovery of the quantumthe idea, born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics, that energy comes in finite packets instead of infinitely divisible quantitiesplanted a rich...

Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 10/13/2014

Breakfast with Einstein The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects, Chad Orzel
Breakfast with Einstein
by Chad Orzel

In Breakfast with Einstein, Chad Orzel illuminates the strange phenomena lurking just beneath the surface of our ordinary lives by digging into the surprisingly complicated physics involved in his (and anyone's) morning routine.

Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross
Published: 12/11/2018
{"id":"3272148","ean":"9781977368676","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe","subtitle":"Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe","author":"Jim Baggott","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Nigel Patterson","ubr_id":"3272148","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"24.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.99","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Nigel Patterson","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 10 hr 16 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}