The Shape of Inner Space
String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden DimensionsBook - 2010
String theory says we live in a ten-dimensional universe, but that only four are accessible to our everyday senses. According to theorists, the missing six are curled up in bizarre structures known as Calabi-Yau manifolds. Here, Shing-Tung Yau, the man who mathematically proved that these manifolds exist, argues that not only is geometry fundamental to string theory, it is also fundamental to the very nature of our universe.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2010
Branch Call Number: 530.1 YAU NVD
Characteristics: xix, 377 p. : ill. ; 25 cm