Lost in math how beauty leads physics astray by Sabine Hossenfelder

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Subjects:

  • Quantum theory,
  • Aesthetics,
  • Cosmology,
  • Mathematical physics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-275) and index.

Book details

StatementSabine Hossenfelder
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC20.6 .H67 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 291 pages
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26962273M
ISBN 100465094252
ISBN 109780465094257
LC Control Number2017057165
OCLC/WorldCa1005547825

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Chapter 1: The Hidden Rules of Physics In which I realize I dont understand physics anymore.4/5(). The Book Lost in Math chronicles the author's quest to find out why so many physicists today believe the laws of nature must be beautiful.

A first person account, Hossenfelder's story begins with her frustration that, despite 40 years of failure, researchers in the foundations of physics do not change their methods.

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Lost in Math will teach you a bit less about physics than Smolin's book, although there is some of that here. Smolin's book was about two-thirds physics and one-third sociology of science.

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But her book is only the more valuable for such ugliness, for if physicists have been seduced by beauty in their search for natural law, the wider world has been seduced by beauty in their search for understanding of how science works.

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Sabine Hossenfelder (born ) is an author and theoretical physicist who researches quantum is a Research Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies where she leads the Analog Systems for Gravity Duals group.

She is the author of Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray, which explores the concept of elegance in fundamental physics and cosmologyAlma mater: Goethe University Frankfurt. The book is intended for lower-level students who wish to know the standard topics and methods that are included in most first statistics courses.

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