The Geometric Universe: Science, Geometry, and the Work of Roger Penrose

The Geometric Universe: Science, Geometry, and the Work of Roger Penrose


This assortment has been encouraged by way of the paintings of Roger Penrose. It supplies an outline of present paintings at the interplay among geometry and physics, from which many vital advancements in learn have emerged. This quantity collects jointly the contributions of many very important researchers, together with Sir Roger himself, and provides an outline of the numerous purposes of geometrical rules and methods throughout arithmetic and the actual sciences. From the world of natural arithmetic papers are incorporated at the issues of classical differential geometry and non-commutative geometry, knot invariants, and the purposes of gauge concept. Contributions from utilized arithmetic conceal the themes of integrable platforms and basic relativity. present examine in experimental and theoretical physics encouraged chapters on string idea, quantum gravity, the principles of quantum mechanics, quasi-crystals and astrophysics. the gathering additionally comprises articles on quantum computation, quantum cryptography and the prospective position of micro-tubules in a thought of consciousness.

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