WorldCat Identities

McMaster, Joseph

Overview
Works: 9 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 146 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Classifications: PN1997, 530.11
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph McMaster
Time travel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 116 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."
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
The elegant universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uitleg van de zogenoemde snaartheorie, waarmee wordt getracht de relativiteitstheorie, de kwantummechanica en de theorie van elementaire deeltjes met elkaar te verzoenen
String's the thing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 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
The elegant universe( Visual )

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

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 : [superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This video features the physicist Brian Greene, who discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity. He then considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Welcome to the 11th Dimension( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
The elegant universe( Visual )

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

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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English (11)