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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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A non-technical and accessible description of the central foundational concepts and historical development of the topic in theoretical physics called superstring/M-theory.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 539.7258 SUP PART 1/2 (Text) Part 1 33892100122002 Adult DVDs DVD None 10/08/2013 Available -
Hood River County Library DVD 539.7258 SUP PART 2/2 (Text) Part 2 33892100122044 Adult DVDs DVD None 10/08/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1598031619 (set) :
  • ISBN: 9781598031614 (set)
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs in 2 pts. (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Course consists of 24 lectures in 2 parts. Each part consists of 2 videodiscs and each videodisc consists of six lectures. Each course guidebook covers the 12 lectures contained in 2 videodiscs in one part.
Course guidebooks laid in disc containers.
Course No. 1284.
"Science & Mathematics"--Container cover insert.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. disc 1. lecture 1. The macro/micro/mathematical connection -- lecture 2. Who is afraid of music? -- lecture 3. Apropos Einstein's perfect brainstorm year -- lecture 4. Honey, I shrunk to the quantum world--part I -- lecutre 5. Honey, I shrunk to the quantum world--part II -- lecture 5. Dr. Hawking's dilemma -- disc 2. lecture 7. I'd like to see a cosmos sing in perfect harmony -- lecture 8. Einstein's hypotenuse and strings--part I -- lecture 9. Einstein's hypotenuse and strings-- part II -- lecture 10. Tying up the Tachyon monster with spinning strings -- lecture 11. The invasion of the anti-consummuting numbers -- lecture 12. It's a bird--a plane--no, it's superstring! --
Part 1. disc 3. lecture 13. Gauge theory--a brief return to the real world -- lecture 14. Princeton String Quartet concerti--part I -- lecture 15. Princeton String Quartet concerti--part II -- lecture 16. Extra dimensions--ether-like or quark-like? -- lecture 17. The fundamental forces strung out -- lecture 18. Do-see-do and swing your superpartner--part I -- disc 4. lecture 19. Do-see-do and swing your superpartner--part II -- lecture 20. A superpartner for Dr. Einstein's graviton -- lecture 21. Can 4D forces (without gravity) love strings? -- lecture 22. If you knew SUSY -- lecture 23. Can I have that extra dimension in the window? -- lecture 24. Is string theory the theory of our universe?
Participant or Performer Note:
24 lectures delivered by Professor S. James Gates, Jr., University of Maryland at College Park.
Summary, etc.:
A non-technical and accessible description of the central foundational concepts and historical development of the topic in theoretical physics called superstring/M-theory.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Superstring theories
String models

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