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

By: Alexander, Stephon.
Publisher: 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 (hardcover); 9780465098507 (ebook).Subject(s): Cosmology | Universe | Special relativity (Physics) | Space and time | Musicology | Music -- Acoustics and physics | Music -- Philosophy and aestheticsDDC 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.
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Stacks QB981 .A54 2016 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 33039001403699

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.

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