Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth

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CRC Press, 5 de nov. 2002 - 668 pàgines
Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth provides a solid background in basic physics. With a humanistic perspective, it shows how science is significant for more than its technological consequences. The book includes clear and well-planned links to the arts and philosophies of relevant historical periods to bring science and the humanities together.
 

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From knowledge to understanding
10
The mystic elevates mathematics
25
A golden age
38
Observe the round earth
51
DYNAMIC SYMMETRIES
189
A HEAVENLY ROMANCE WITH
245
The celestial Nile
269
A circle of animals
275
On the spice trail
367
A madman makes the moon disappear
373
Reformation and inquisition
374
Predictive power
387
Updates
400
A castle for astronomy
413
Let me not have lived in vain
426
A new bond for the heavens
439

A gallery of gods
283
Updates
292
SCALING THE COSMOS
298
Horns tiaras and hunchbacks
305
Celestial spheres multiply
313
Similar triangles in the heavens
319
The pirouette of the planets
327
A majestic encyclopedia
334
Islamic heavens
341
A WIDEOPEN UNIVERSE
463
THE FIRST SYNTHESIS
556
UNITY IN PHYSICS
618
First light
626
CHAPTEREND NOTES
633
SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
646
INDEX
654
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