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McMaster, Joseph

Overview
Works: 10 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 468 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Science television programs  Biographical television programs  Internet videos  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Television mini-series 
Classifications: QC794.6.S85,
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Most widely held works by Joseph McMaster
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Time travel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sagan and Kip Thorne postulate how time travel might one day be possible if an advanced civilization were able to harness and manipulate theoretical tunnels through space and time known as "wormholes."
Newton's dark secrets( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly discovered manuscripts reveal an Isaac Newton obsessed with religion, the occult, and alchemy
Einstein's dream( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nuts, bolts and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory, also known as superstring theory. Shows how modern physics reached its schizophrenic impasse
String's the thing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opens with a whimsical scene in a movie theatre in which the history of the universe is run backwards to the big bang, the moment at which general relativity and quantum mechanics both come into play, and therefore the point at which our conventional model of reality breaks down - Then it's string theory to the rescue as Greene describes the serendipitous steps that led from a forgotten 200-year-old mathematical formula to the first glimmerings of strings - quivering strands of energy whose different vibrations give rise to quaks, electrons, photons, and all other elementary particles - Strings are truly tiny, being smaller than an atom by the same factor that a tree is smaller then the solar system - SCIENCE - VID 2903; Recorded on 6/12/2004
Welcome to the 11th Dimension( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how in 1995 Edward Witten of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, aided by others, revolutionized string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a single theory that is cryptically named "M-theory", a development which required a total of eleven dimensions - Ten, eleven, who's counting? But the new eleventh dimension is different from all the others, since it implies that strings can come in higher dimnesional shapes called membranes, or "branes" for short - SCIENCE - VID 2903; Recorded on 13/12/2004
Elegant universe welcome to the 11th dimension( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The nuts, bolts and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory, also known as superstring theory. Shows how in 1995 Edward Witten, aided by others, revolutionised string theory by successfully uniting the 5 diferent versions
The Elegant Universe String's the Thing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The nuts, bolts and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory, also known as superstring theory. Explores the moment at which general relativity and quantum mechanics both come into play
The elegant universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Summary: Could tiny strings vibrating in eleven dimensions be the ultimate explanation for everything? 'The Theory of Everything', the nuts and bolts of physics, is one of the most ambitious and exciting theories every proposed, and one that eluded even Einstein. Bestselling author-physicist Brian Green presents 'The Elegant Universe', a lavishly computer-animated three-part documentary series. If string theory proves correct, the universe we see obscures a reality that is far more rich and subtle than anyone ever imagined, a universe with numerous hidden dimensions, a universe in which the fabric of space can tear, a universe that may be but one of many parallel universes ceaselessly popping in and out of existence throughout eternity. Offair, SBS, approx. 52 mins. each
The elegant universe Einstein's dream( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nuts, bolts and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory, also known as superstring theory. Shows how modern physics reached its schizophrenic impasse
 
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