Lorentzian Wormholes. From Einstein to Hawking. Authors: Visser, Matt. Buy this book. Softcover £ price for United Kingdom (gross). Buy Softcover. Lorentzian Wormholes has 6 ratings and 0 reviews. From H.G. Wells to Star Trek, audiences have been captivated by the notions of time travel. Lorentzian wormholes: from Einstein to Hawking. Front Cover. Matt Visser. AIP Press, American Bibliographic information. QR code for Lorentzian wormholes .

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There was a problem drom reviews right now. Karenina Ca marked it as to-read Jan 09, An active group of general relativists and quantum field theorists has produced a considerable body of serious thought admittedly speculative mathematical and physical analyses of the wormhole system. Based on the “quantum claustrophobia” effect arising from the tendency of a particle to avoid small regions i.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I view such claims as gross over enthusiasm. Stefano rated it really liked it Feb 05, Drawing on pivotal work by Einstein, Wheeler, Morris, Thorne, Hawking, and others, Matt Visser charts the development and current state of Lorentzian wormhole physics.

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A very interesting, and critical discussion is given of wornholes changes of spacetime via quantum fluctuations. You will meet ” interpretations of quantum mechanics. Share your thoughts with other customers. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The stress-energy tensor is calculated explictly for traversable wormhole spacetimes. The author gives one example of this, but this idea has far-reaching consequences: A General Relativity Workbook.

Ronaldo Vieira Lobato added it Jun 14, Get to Know Us. The existence of yo energy will remind the reader of the Casimir effect, and the author does discuss this effect in detail. And, before assailing any of this material, understand the formalism of “WKB-approximation.

Lorentzian Wormholes: From Einstein to Hawking by Matt Visser

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Part 4 attempts to remove the idea of time travel from pure fantasy science fiction and give it more of a scientific foundation. Please try again later. Samuel L marked it as to-read Aug 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Noog marked it as to-read Apr 13, However, he does devote a brief paragraph to the consideration of an energy-dependent effective topology which is the one of relevance to physics.

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. An active group of general relativists and quantum field theorists has produced a considerable body of serious thought admittedly speculative mathematical and physical an From H.

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Lorentzian Wormholes: From Einstein to Hawking

As with dimensional analysis, a thorough understanding of inequalities is often eschewed in traditional coursework! Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. One person found this helpful. The contributions of J.