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Enjoy Our Universe: You Have No Other Choice

Alvaro De Rújula

Abstract

This book’s title is meant to be interpreted almost verbatim. “Enjoy” is its keyword, motivation, and spirit. Universe refers to all “observable things,” ranging in size from the entire cosmos to elementary particles, and bracketing other fundamental objects such as black holes. Observable things understandable by most people, that is, which excludes economics, politics, and other decreasingly alluring disciplines. And you can only enjoy our Universe, claims of “Multiverses” being so far closer to fiction than to science. In that spirit, only subjects that we understand fairly well are discuss ... More

Keywords: Universe, space-time, relativity, Einstein, black holes, elementary particles, Higgs, antimatter, dark matter, Big Bang

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198817802
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198817802.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alvaro De Rújula, author
CERN Geneva

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