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Quantum structure of space and time

by Nuffield Workshop (1981 Imperial College of Science and Technology)

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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  • Quantum gravity -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementproceedings of the Nuffield Workshop, Imperial College London, 3-21 August, 1981 ; edited by M.J. Duff and C.J. Isham.
    ContributionsDuff, Michael J., Isham, C. J. 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC178
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,432p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22612195M
    ISBN 100521247322

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      Starting from quantum theory (instead of general relativity) to approach quantum gravity within a minimal setting allows us here to describe the quantum space-time structure and the quantum light cone. From the classical-quantum duality and quantum harmonic oscillator (X, P) variables in global phase space, we promote the space-time coordinates to quantum noncommuting : Norma G. Sanchez.   To illustrate how space-time might arise from quantum entanglement, Quanta Magazine invited Owen Cornec, a data visualization fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, to imagine peeling back layers of space to find a network of entanglements. The resulting interactive presentation serves as the third installment of.


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