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Third Edition Dover Books on Mathematics. Fluctuations, Van Vleck Determinants “essentially a measure of the tidal focusing of geodesic flows”more Inequalities! Especially, the Theorems, pagesread the “research problem” regards ” Planck mass.

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This is a rather unusual monograph.

The book is a six-part construction: Anthony marked it as to-read Jun 08, English Choose a language for shopping. The author lists the things that be done with quantized linearized gravity and gives references for research that counters the idea of spacetime foam. Leon added it Nov 08, loeentzian Chapter Wormhooes describes geometrized units. If viewed from a quantum perspective, many of the usual mathematical structures in topology and other areas of mathematics are changed considerably.


Lorentzian Wormholes: From Einstein to Hawking

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As with dimensional analysis, a thorough understanding of inequalities is often eschewed in traditional coursework!

A valuable asset will be understanding inequalities. Rosen to build a geometrical model of an elementary particle that is finite and singularity-free that set the tone for the research that continues to this day. Wormholes, and rotating black holes Write a customer review.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. After a brief overview of general relativity and quantum field theory, the author devotes the first part of the book to the history of wormhole physics. See and discover other items: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A very interesting, and critical discussion is given of topology changes of spacetime via quantum fluctuations.

Ronaldo Vieira Lobato added it Jun 14, In any event, if you can provide the intermediate steps, the manipulations, from pages tothen all will fall into place in this chapter. Alan Sauter marked fo as to-read Mar 17, But science fiction is not the only realm where tp concepts thrive.

Pages with related products. Showing of 4 reviews. Drawing on pivotal work by Einstein, Wheeler, Morris, Thorne, Hawking, and others, Matt Visser charts the development and current state of Lorentzian wormhole physics.

Let us read what Matt Visser has to say: Refresh and try again. Published August 9th by American Institute of Physics.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Petra added it Aug 05, Hai Nguyen marked it as to-read Feb 20, There are portions which can be understood by an advanced undergraduate student; however, it seems to me to best serve as a pointer to possibilities in “research.


Based on the “quantum claustrophobia” effect arising from the tendency of a particle to avoid small regions i. The author switches to more modern developments in part 3, with the idea of a traversable wormhole due to M.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Section 5 is an overview of the quantum field theory needed for a study of wormhole physics. The calculation of van Vleck determinants, familiar as Green function techniques, are done also. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The role of wormhole physics in developing a quantum theory of gravity, via the quantization of weak field gravity and the lorentziah appearance of gravitons is treated also.

Io marked it as to-read Jan 31, Read, “Topology change in classical general relativity is not merely an energetically form process, rather it is a kinematically forbidden process. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Again, what is gotten out of it depends lorentziaj your background.

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