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The jazz of physics : the secret link between music and the structure of the universe / Stephon Alexander.

By: Alexander, Stephon [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of Perseus Books Group, [2016]Description: viii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780465034994; 0465034993; 9780465098507; 0465098509; 9780465093571; 0465093574.Subject(s): Cosmology | Universe | Special relativity (Physics) | Space and time | Musicology | Music -- Acoustics and physics | Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics | Cosmology | Music -- Acoustics and physics | Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics | Musicology | Space and time | Special relativity (Physics) | UniverseGenre/Form: Music -- Acoustics and physics. | Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.DDC classification: 523.1
Contents:
Introduction -- Giant Steps -- Lessons from Leon -- All Rivers Lead to Cosmic Structure -- Beauty on Trial -- Pythagorean Dream -- Eno, the Sound Cosmologist -- Thriving on a Riff -- The Ubiquity of Vibration -- The Defiant Physicists -- The Space We Live In -- Sonic Black Hole -- The Harmony of Cosmic Structure -- A Journey into Mark Turner's Quantum Brain -- Feynman's Jazz Pattern -- Cosmic Resonance -- The Beauty of Noise -- The Musical Universe -- Interstellar Space -- Epilogue.
Summary: "A theoretical physicist and jazz musician combines his two loves to present a new theory of the universe: sound as the link between Einstein's relativity with quantum mechanics, "--Amazon.com.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Giant Steps -- Lessons from Leon -- All Rivers Lead to Cosmic Structure -- Beauty on Trial -- Pythagorean Dream -- Eno, the Sound Cosmologist -- Thriving on a Riff -- The Ubiquity of Vibration -- The Defiant Physicists -- The Space We Live In -- Sonic Black Hole -- The Harmony of Cosmic Structure -- A Journey into Mark Turner's Quantum Brain -- Feynman's Jazz Pattern -- Cosmic Resonance -- The Beauty of Noise -- The Musical Universe -- Interstellar Space -- Epilogue.

"A theoretical physicist and jazz musician combines his two loves to present a new theory of the universe: sound as the link between Einstein's relativity with quantum mechanics, "--Amazon.com.

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