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Susskind, Leonard

Overview
Works: 68 works in 300 publications in 13 languages and 10,474 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Short films  Documentary films  Science films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Thesis advisor, Other
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Most widely held works about Leonard Susskind
 
Most widely held works by Leonard Susskind
An introduction to black holes, information and the string theory revolution : the holographic universe by Leonard Susskind( )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the last decade the physics of black holes has been revolutionized by developments that grew out of Jacob Bekenstein's realization that black holes have entropy. This revolution has culminated in a remarkable principle called "the holographic principle," which is now a major focus of attention in gravitational research, quantum field theory and elementary particle physics. Leonard Susskind, one of the co-inventors of the holographic principle as well as one of the founders of string theory, develops and explains these concepts."--Jacket
The black hole war : my battle with Stephen Hawking to make the world safe for quantum mechanics by Leonard Susskind( Book )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mind-bending book about modern physics, quantum mechanics, the fate of stars and the deep mysteries of black holes. What happens when something is sucked into a black hole? Does it disappear? Three decades ago, a young physicist named Stephen Hawking claimed it did--and in doing so put at risk everything we know about physics and the fundamental laws of the universe. Most scientists didn't recognize the import of Hawking's claims, but Leonard Susskind and Gerard t'Hooft realized the threat, and responded with a counterattack that changed the course of physics. This is the story of their united effort to reconcile Hawking's revolutionary theories with their own sense of reality--effort that would eventually result in Hawking admitting he was wrong, paying up, and Susskind and t'Hooft realizing that our world is a hologram projected from the outer boundaries of space.--From publisher description
The Cosmic landscape : string theory and the illusion of intelligent design by Leonard Susskind( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning of the 21st century is a watershed in modern science, a time that will forever change our understanding of the universe, Susskind contends. Several decades ago, he introduced the revolutionary concept of string theory to the world of physical science. In doing so, he inspired a generation of physicists who believed that the theory would uniquely predict the properties of our universe. Now, in his first book, Susskind argues that the very idea of such an "elegant theory" no longer suits our understanding of the universe, and that our narrow 20th-century view of a unique universe will have to give way to the much broader concept of a gigantic cosmic landscape--a megaverse, pregnant with new possibilities.--From publisher description
The theoretical minimum : what you need to know to start doing physics by Leonard Susskind( Book )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur ... beginning with classical mechanics"--Dust jacket flap
Quantum mechanics : the theoretical minimum by Leonard Susskind( Book )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the theory and associated mathematics of quantum mechanics, discussing topics ranging from uncertainty and time dependence to particle and wave states
Special relativity and classical field theory : the theoretical minimum by Leonard Susskind( Book )

18 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers to Einstein's special relativity and Maxwell's classical field theory. Using their typical brand of real math, enlightening drawings, and humor, Susskind and Friedman walk us through the complexities of waves, forces, and particles by exploring special relativity and electromagnetism. It's a must-read for both devotees of the series and any armchair physicist who wants to improve their knowledge of physics' deepest truths."--Amazon.com
The black hole war : my battle with Stephen Hawking to make the world safe for quantum mechanics by Leonard Susskind( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inside account of the battle among Stephen Hawking, Leonard Susskind, and Gerard't Hooft over the true nature of black holes - with nothing less than our understanding of the entire universe at stake
Classical mechanics : the theoretical minimum by Leonard Susskind( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the ultimate master class in modern physics. World-class physicist and father of string theory Leonard Sussking and citizen-scientist George Hrabovsky combine forces in a primer that teachers the skills you need to do physics yourself
Le minimum théorique : tout ce que vous avez besoin de savoir pour commencer à faire de la physique by Leonard Susskind( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cet ouvrage exceptionnel s'adresse à ceux qui ont toujours regretté de ne pas avoir suivi de cours en physique, ou qui souhaitent apprendre à penser comme un physicien. Dans ce livre, véritable phénomène d'édition aux États-Unis avec plus de 40 000 exemplaires vendus, les physiciens Leonard Susskind et George Hrabowsky prennent le lecteur par la main et l'emmènent progressivement, sans jamais le perdre, à la découverte des bases essentielles de la physique."--Page [4] de la couverture
Mécanique quantique, le minimum théorique : tout ce que vous avez besoin de savoir pour commencer à faire de la physique by Leonard Susskind( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leonard Susskind nous a enseigné la mécanique classique dans le premier volume de cette série, Le minimum théorique. Avec son co-auteur Art Friedman, il nous expose maintenant les bases théoriques et les concepts mathématiques associés au monde étrange de la physique quantique. Dans ce deuxième ouvrage, Susskind et Friedman proposent une introduction claire et vivante à ce domaine notoirement ardu et déroutant pour le néophyte. Ils nous font comprendre le comportement des objets sub-atomiques au travers d'abstractions mathématiques simples. A la différence de la plupart des ouvrages de vulgarisation, souvent mal à l'aise quant à la façon d'aborder les singularités de la mécanique quantique, le livre embrasse cet univers dans sa totalité, y compris les paradoxes si contraires à notre logique. Susskind et Friedman proposent des explications limpides aux problématiques d'état quantique, d'incertitude, d'intrication quantique ou de représentations de l'état d'une particule. Accessible mais rigoureux, Mécanique quantique s'adresse, comme Le minimum théorique, à tous ceux désireux de s'initier à la physique, à leur propre rythme."--Page 4 de la couverture
Simple Nature( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the subject of the constants of nature necessary for life to exist and evolve
Relativité restreinte et théorie classique des champs, le minimum théorique : tout ce que vous avez besoin de savoir pour commencer à faire de la physique by Leonard Susskind( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le physicien Leonard Susskind et l'ingénieur en informatique Art Friedman sont de retour. Après nous avoir fait découvrir la mécanique classique et la mécanique quantique dans les deux premiers volumes de cette série mondialement acclamée (Le Minimum Théorique), Leonard Susskind et Art Friedman s'attachent ici à la théorie des champs, qui sous-tend la gravitation de Newton, l'électromagnétisme de Maxwell et la relativité restreinte d'Einstein. Sur la base d'équations mathématiques aussi simples que possibles (mais pas plus) et de leurs sympathiques alter egos Art et Lenny qui introduisent chaque leçon par un petit dialogue humoristique, Susskind et Friedman nous emmènent à la découverte des ondes, des forces et des particules, au travers d'un monde gouverné par les lois de la relativité restreinte. Ce troisième volume ne se départit pas de la marque qui a fait le succès des deux précédents : un contenu à la fois accessible et rigoureux, et indispensable à quiconque désireux d'aller au-delà de la simple vulgarisation sans savoir par où commencer." [Source : 4ème de couverture]
La guerra de los agujeros negros : una controversia científica sobre las leyes últimas de la naturaleza by Leonard Susskind( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El paisaje cósmico : teoría de cuerdas y el mito del diseño inteligente by Leonard Susskind( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meccanica quantistica : il minimo indispensabile per fare della (buona) fisica by Leonard Susskind( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you need to know to start doing physics by Leonard Susskind( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unconventional and stimulating primer, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind and citizen-scientist George Hrabovsky combine forces to provide a brilliant first course in modern physics. Unlike most popular physics books - which give readers a taste of what physicists know but not what they actually do - Susskind and Hrabovsky teach the skills you need to do physics yourself
The parton picture of elementary particles by John B Kogut( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technicolour by E Farhi( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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1 edition published in 2013 in Thai and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to black holes, information and the string theory revolution : the holographic universe by Leonard Susskind( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the last decade the physics of black holes has been revolutionized by developments that grew out of Jacob Bekenstein's realization that black holes have entropy. Stephen Hawking raised profound issues concerning the loss of information in black hole evaporation and the consistency of quantum mechanics in a world with gravity. For two decades these questions puzzled theoretical physicists and eventually led to a revolution in the way we think about space, time, matter and information. This revolution has culminated in a remarkable principle called "The Holographic Principle", which is now a major focus of attention in gravitational research, quantum field theory and elementary particle physics. Leonard Susskind, one of the co-inventors of the Holographic Principle as well as one of the founders of string theory, develops and explains these concepts
 
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An introduction to black holes, information and the string theory revolution : the holographic universe
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The black hole war : my battle with Stephen Hawking to make the world safe for quantum mechanicsThe Cosmic landscape : string theory and the illusion of intelligent designThe black hole war : my battle with Stephen Hawking to make the world safe for quantum mechanicsAn introduction to black holes, information and the string theory revolution : the holographic universe
Alternative Names
Leonard Susskind američki fizičar

Leonard Susskind americký fyzik

Leonard Susskind Amerikaans natuurkundige

Leonard Susskind amerikansk fysikar

Leonard Susskind amerikansk fysiker

Leonard Susskind físic estatunidenc

Leonard Susskind físico estadounidense

Leonard Susskind fisico statunitense

Leonard Susskind fizician american

Leonard Susskind füsüdan Lamerikänik

Leonard Susskind physicien américain

Leonard Susskind US-amerikanischer Physiker, Mitbegründer der String-Theorie

Leonard Susskind usona fizikisto

Sasskind, Leonard 1940-

Susskind, L.

Ленард Саскинд

Леонард Саскинд американски физичар и струнотеоретичар

Леонард Саскинд амерички физичар

Леонард Сасскінд

Сасскинд, Леонард

לאונרד סוסקינד

לאונרד ססקינד פיזיקאי אמריקאי

لنارد ساسکیند فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی

لئونارد ساسکیند

ليونارد سسكيند

ليونارد سسكيند فيزيائي أمريكي

लियोनार्ड सस्किंड

लियोनार्ड सस्किंड अमरीकी भौतिकविज्ञानी

ਲੀਓਨਾਰਡ ਸਸਕਿੰਡ

ਲੀਓਨਾਰਡ ਸਸਕਿੰਡ ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਭੌਤਿਕ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀ

레너드 서스킨드

서스킨드, 레너드 1940-

サスキンド, レオナルド

レオナルド・サスキンド

李奧納特·蘇士侃

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