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Title Foundations of space and time [electronic resource] : reflections on quantum gravity / edited by Jeff Murugan, Amanda Weltman & George F.R. Ellis.
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  QC173.59.S65 F68 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 437 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. The problem with quantum gravity Jeff Murugan, Amanda Weltman and George F. R. Eliis; 2. A dialogue on the nature of gravity Thanu Padmanabhan; 3. Effective theories and modifications of gravity Cliff Burgess; 4. The small scale structure of spacetime Steve Carlip; 5. Ultraviolet divergences in supersymmetric theories Kellog Stelle; 6. Cosmological quantum billiards Axel Kleinschmidt and Hermann Nicolai; 7. Progress in RNS string theory and pure spinors Dimitri Polyakov; 8. Recent trends in superstring phenomenology Massimo Bianchi; 9. Emergent spacetime Robert de Mello Koch and Jeff Murugan; 10. Loop quantum gravity Hanno Sahlmann; 11. Loop quantum gravity and cosmology Martin Bojowald; 12. The microscopic dynamics of quantum space as a group field theory Daniele Oriti; 13. Causal dynamical triangulations and the quest for quantum gravity Jan Ambjørn, J. Jurkiewicz and Renate Loll; 14. Proper time is stochastic time in 2D quantum gravity Jan Ambjorn, Renate Loll, Y. Watabiki, W. Westra and S. Zohren; 15. Logic is to the quantum as geometry is to gravity Rafael Sorkin; 16. Causal sets: discreteness without symmetry breaking Joe Henson; 17. The Big Bang, quantum gravity, and black-hole information loss Roger Penrose; Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Space and time.
Quantum gravity.
Related Names Murugan, Jeff.
Weltman, Amanda.
Ellis, George F. R. (George Francis Rayner)
Related To Print version: Foundations of space and time. Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2012. 9780521114400 0521114403 (DLC) 2011000387
ISBN 0511920997 (electronic bk.)
9780511920998 (electronic bk.)
9780521114400 (hardback)
0521114403 (hardback)