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The Resource The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family, Peter Byrne

The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family, Peter Byrne

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The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family
Title
The many worlds of Hugh Everett III
Title remainder
multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family
Statement of responsibility
Peter Byrne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hugh Everett III's 'Many Worlds' theory, of infinite multiple universes, is now considered a hugely important breakthrough in the history of physics. This book tells the story of the physics establishment's rejection of his theory, his subsequent Pentagon career in nuclear strategy, and his difficult personal life and death from alcoholism
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byrne, Peter
Dewey number
530.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Everett, Hugh
  • Physicists
  • Quantum theory
Label
The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family, Peter Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0009089946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 436 p.
Isbn
9780199552276
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family, Peter Byrne
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0009089946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 436 p.
Isbn
9780199552276
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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