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Author Wertheim, Margaret.

Title Physics on the fringe : smoke rings, circlons, and alternative theories of everything / Margaret Wertheim.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Walker & Co., c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    530.1 WER    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description x, 323 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-314) and index.
Contents A trailer park owner imagines the world -- Outsider science. Under the hood of the universe ; Counterpart universes "excisting" ; 'A budget of paradoxes' -- Jim's world. There's diggers, and there's everyone else ; The four sexes ; Circlon science ; Smoke rings ; Creating the world ; Gravity and levity -- Sciences of imaginary solutions. A reformation of science? ; Swimming physicists ; Tree rings -- Appendix. 'The principles of circlon synchronicity and the living universe' / by James Carter.
Subject Physics.
Mathematical physics.
Grand unified theories (Nuclear physics)
ISBN 9780802715135 (hc. : alk. paper)
0802715133 (hc. : alk. paper)

 
    
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