9 edition of **Quantum Gravity (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)** found in the catalog.

- 304 Want to read
- 12 Currently reading

Published
**November 15, 2004**
by Cambridge University Press
.

Written in English

- Theoretical methods,
- Quantum gravity,
- Science,
- Science/Mathematics,
- Gravity,
- Mathematical Physics,
- Quantum Theory,
- Science / Cosmology

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 455 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL7765951M |

ISBN 10 | 0521837332 |

ISBN 10 | 9780521837330 |

A first Course in Loop Quantum Gravity. Focusing on the conceptual and foundational issues raised by quantum gravity, in particular the nature of space and time, this book presents the loop and spinfoam approach. Aimed at graduate students entering the field, as well as established researchers, it will also be of interest to philosophers of science.

This volume presents a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in loop quantum gravity from the perspective of younger leading researchers. It takes the reader from the basics to recent advances, thereby bridging an important aim is two-fold &#; to provide a contemporary introduction to Author: Abhay Ashtekar. First, Einstein’s relativity utterly changed the way we think about space, time, motion and gravity. Then the quantum revolution of the .

Is Gravity Quantum? The ongoing search for the graviton—the proposed fundamental particle carrying gravitational force—is a crucial step in physicists’ long journey toward a theory of everything. Quantum gravity is the holy grail for modern theoretical physicists – a single structure that brings together the two great theories of the 20th century: quantum mechanics and general relativity.

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I list them below: * Quantum Gravity by Carlo Rovelli * Covariant Loop Quantum Gravity by Carlo Rovelli & Francesca Vidotto. Quantum gravity poses the problem of merging quantum mechanics and general relativity, the two great conceptual revolutions in the physics of the twentieth century.

The loop and spinfoam approach, presented in this book, is one of the leading research programs in the field. The first part of the book discusses the reformulation of the basis of classical and 5/5(4).

Quantum gravity is perhaps the most important open problem in fundamental physics. It is the problem of merging quantum mechanics and general relativity, the two great conceptual revolutions in the physics of the twentieth century. The loop and spinfoam approach, presented in this book, is one of the leading research programs in the field.

Book two of the Quantum Gravity series sees Lila Black drawn into the intoxicatingly dangerous demon realm. Capricious, in love with beauty, demons are best left to themselves.

This is not easy when they can't resist tampering with humans. The Quantum Gravity book series by Justina Robson includes books Keeping It Real, Selling Out: Quantum Gravity: Book Two, Going Under: Quantum Gravity, Book 3, and several more. See the complete Quantum Gravity series book list in order, box.

Quantum gravity is perhaps the most important open problem in fundamental physics. It is the problem of merging quantum mechanics and general relativity, the two great conceptual revolutions in the physics of the twentieth century.

The book of Carlo Rovelli provides the basis, both at the technical and the conceptual level, for research in. Quantum gravity. One of the many issues is that gravity isn't really a force like the other forces are. Gravity is all about space-time, and space-time is the stage on which all the particles Author: Paul Sutter.

Buy a cheap copy of Three Roads to Quantum Gravity book by Lee Smolin. It's difficult, writes Lee Smolin in this lucid overview of modern physics, to talk meaningfully about the big questions of space and time, given the limitations of Free shipping over $Cited by: Quantum Gravity - Ebook written by Carlo Rovelli.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Quantum Gravity/5(2). This book is an invaluable resource for all graduate students and researchers working in quantum gravity. Reviews ‘For both experts and non-experts, this is Cited by: e-books in Quantum Gravity category An Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity by Norbert Bodendorfer - arXiv, An introduction to loop quantum gravity is given, focussing on the fundamental aspects of the theory, different approaches to the dynamics, as well as possible future directions.

This book is concerned with the attempts to unify Einstein's theory of general relativity and quantum theory into a theory of quantum gravity. It presents, for the first time, most of the approaches in a single textbook. Among them are canonical quantum gravity (including loop quantum gravity), covariant quantum gravity, and string theory.

The book also discusses the Author: Claus Kiefer. Facing Quantum Gravity Theory". At the beginning of this new century, the problem of quantizing the gravitational field was still open.

In this work, we propose a new approach to Quantum Gravity. Starting from the generalization of the action function we have derived a theoretical background that leads to the quantization of by: Loop quantum gravity is string theory’s biggest competitor. It gets less press than string theory, in part because it has a fundamentally more limited goal: a quantum theory of gravity.

Loop quantum gravity performs this feat by trying to quantize space itself — in other words, treat space like it comes in small chunks. In [ ]. Writing a self-contained popular book on his ideas about quantum gravity — the theoretical attempts to bring together Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity and quantum physics, Rovelli.

This book is an introduction to loop quantum gravity (LQG) focusing on its co-variant formulation. The book has grown from a series of lectures given by Carlo Rovelli and Eugenio Bianchi at Perimeter Institute during April and a course given by Rovelli in Marseille in the winter The book is introductory, and as.

This is an introduction to the by now fifteen years old research field of canonical quantum general relativity, sometimes called "loop quantum gravity". The term "modern" in the title refers to the fact that the quantum theory is based on formulating classical general relativity as a theory of connections rather than metrics as compared to in original version due to Cited by:.

The book tours many of the crowd-pleasers of modern physics literature — quantum mechanics and general relativity, attempts at creating theories of quantum gravity and even time — as well as.The search for a quantum theory of the gravitational field is one of the great open problems in theoretical physics.

This book presents a self-contained discussion of the concepts, methods and applications that can be expected in such a theory. The two main approaches to its construction -- the direct quantisation of Einstein's general theory of relativity and string theory -- are covered.Each chapter treats gravity and its quantization through known and alternative techniques, aiming a deeper understanding on the quantum nature of gravity.

Quantum Gravity is a book where the reader will find a fine collection of physical and mathematical concepts, an up to date research, about the challenging puzzle of quantum gravity.