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The Grand Design

Author : STEPHEN HAWKING
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In this illustrated book, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow present the scientific thinking about mysteries of the universe, in nontechnical language. According to quantum theory, the cosmos does not have just a single existence or history. The authors explain that human beings are the product of quantum fluctuations in the early universe, and show how quantum theory predicts the 'multiverse' - the idea that ours is just one of many universes that appeared spontaneously out of nothing, each with different laws of nature. They conclude with an assessment of M-theory, an explanation of the laws governing the universe.

The Grand Design

Author : Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN : 9781409081524
Genre : Science
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When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or does science offer another explanation? In The Grand Design, the most recent scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe is presented in language marked by both brilliance and simplicity. Model dependent realism, the multiverse, the top-down theory of cosmology, and the unified M-theory - all are revealed here. This is the first major work in nearly a decade by one of the world's greatest thinkers. A succinct, startling and lavishly illustrated guide to discoveries that are altering our understanding and threatening some of our most cherished belief systems, The Grand Design is a book that will inform - and provoke - like no other.

Understanding The Grand Design

Author : Joachim Wolf
ISBN : 9781553955672
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Increasingly, scientific discoveries are revealing similarities with spiritual concepts, but the common basis of science and spirituality has so far escaped a logical explanation. This book describes how we can understand this common basis if we do something as simple as change our point of view. After that, it becomes a matter of common sense, a brand new type of common sense that is available to everyone, not just scientists. This new common sense, called "Holistic Logic" produces surprising and convincing results when applied to dimensions that transcend our three dimensional world. Holistic Logic leads to conclusions that agree with the teachings of Christ, Vedic Scripture, and the tenets of Buddhist philosophy. Even those unschooled in science can understand how Holistic Logic holds true for discoveries in Quantum Physics and Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Holistic Logic explains spiritual reality in a rational way, using the laws of multi-dimensional reality, much in the same way we explain physical reality with laws of physics. This may well be the breakthrough that Mankind has been seeking for centuries. Holistic Logic may finally have made the connection between the science of matter and the world of spirit. In the future, this connection may prove to be even more significant than that event some 400 years ago when Humankind first understood that the earth was not the center of the universe. Today, the world is desperate for a change. As humans, we are struggling to cope with the ever increasing problems that we are causing in our eco-systems and in ourselves. We are recklessly depleting our oil reserves, we are destroying the lungs of our planet by cutting down the rainforests, and have set in motion a pattern of global warming that can have disastrous results for us and our children. As individuals, we feel that we are at the mercy of random events. Some of us are maimed or murdered, some of us develop fatal diseases, and many of us know disappointment and guilt. We don't understand the forces that drive events nor the apparent indifference of a God who expects obedience but rains misfortune down upon us. We are powerless in the face of tragedies like that which occurred on 9/11/01 Now we have the tools that will help us to avoid destruction and turn the whole situation around. We have the ability to understand and implement the laws of spiritual reality. We have a method that will help us to understand The Grand Design and to create the kind of world that we want. We have Holistic Logic. This book explains the basics of Holistic Logic, citing 10 "Holon Principles" that, when taken together, comprise the Holistic Logic System. With the aid of clear practical examples and many illustrations, the reader will understand the building blocks of physical and spiritual reality, the mysterious union of the Whole and its Parts.

Der Gro E Entwurf

Author : Stephen W. Hawking
ISBN : 3499623013
Genre : Cosmology
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Die letzten dreißig Jahre seines wissenschaftlichen Lebens verwandte Albert Einstein auf die Suche nach der Weltformel, die alle elementaren Naturkräfte in einer einzigen schlüssigen Theorie erklärt. Aber die Zeit war nicht reif für eine solche Entdeckung. Auch nicht, als Stephen Hawking 1988 Eine kurze Geschichte der Zeit veröffentlichte. Sein Welt-Bestseller hat jedoch die Suche nach der einen Theorie von allem populär gemacht wie kein anderes Buch. Jetzt überrascht uns Hawking mit der Nachricht, dass wir womöglich kurz davorstehen. In Der große Entwurf schlägt das Jahrhundert-Genie einen ungewöhnlichen Weg vor, wie sich die widerstreitenden Theorien über Relativität und Quantenphysik zusammenfügen lassen. Für Hawking wäre dann bewiesen, was er heute nur vermuten kann: dass sich das Universum selbst erschaffen hat. Im Lichte von 40 Jahren eigener Forschung und mit Blick auf die bahnbrechenden astronomischen Entdeckungen und theoretischen Durchbrüche der letzten Jahre präsentiert Der große Entwurf eine aufregend neue und provokative Theorie über den Ursprung und die Entwicklung des Universums. In seiner klaren, eleganten und bilderreichen Sprache unternimmt es Hawking gemeinsam mit Leonard Mlodinow, uns Antworten zu geben auf die ersten und letzten Fragen unserer Existenz.

The Grand Design

Author : John Marco
ISBN : 9780804180856
Genre : Fiction
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From John Marco comes the epic sequel to his thrilling debut military fantasy, The Jackel of Nar. An infamous warrior is once again caught between two irrexixtible forces, and his choice may change the world... Prince Richius Vantran, the Jackal of Nar, has fled into exile. Meanwhile, Nar has exploded in civil war. The conflict is being waged between the religious fanatics of Bishop Herrith, who follow the Light of God, and the ruthless followers of Count Biagio and his Black Renaissance. As the terrifying slaughter mounts, fueled by the development of hideous new war machines, Vantran is offered a chance to ally with a third faction and take his revenge against his ancient enemy Biagio. But Biagio, a master of deception and intrigue, has a grand design to gain total power that involves luring Vantran's new allies into a deadly trap. As for Vantran, Biagio has a special punishment: to strike the warrior-prince's only weakness...Vantran's innocent daughter. And Vantran himself will unwittingly seal the young girl's fate.

The Grand Design

Author : Donald Stoker
ISBN : 0199752567
Genre : History
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Despite the abundance of books on the Civil War, not one has focused exclusively on what was in fact the determining factor in the outcome of the conflict: differences in Union and Southern strategy. In The Grand Design, Donald Stoker provides for the first time a comprehensive and often surprising account of strategy as it evolved between Fort Sumter and Appomattox. Reminding us that strategy is different from tactics (battlefield deployments) and operations (campaigns conducted in pursuit of a strategy), Stoker examines how Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis identified their political goals and worked with their generals to craft the military means to achieve them--or how they often failed to do so. Stoker shows that Davis, despite a West Point education and experience as Secretary of War, ultimately failed as a strategist by losing control of the political side of the war. Lincoln, in contrast, evolved a clear strategic vision, but he failed for years to make his generals implement it. And while Robert E. Lee was unerring in his ability to determine the Union's strategic heart--its center of gravity--he proved mistaken in his assessment of how to destroy it. Historians have often argued that the North's advantages in population and industry ensured certain victory. In The Grand Design, Stoker reasserts the centrality of the overarching plan on each side, arguing convincingly that it was strategy that determined the result of America's great national conflict.

The Grand Design

Author : Ruth Norman
ISBN : 0932642810
Genre : California
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The Grand Design

Author : Sally Foy
ISBN : UVA:X000869323
Genre : Nature
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Luxers Multiverse

Author : John Mayer Charmant
ISBN : 9781480947689
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Luxers’ Multiverse By: John Mayer Charmant In the year 2090, the world is a much different place. The traditional borders between countries have dissolved, leaving only a handful of large, competitive regions. Solar energy dominates, capitalizing on the increased radiation that penetrates the atmosphere due to global warming. Flying cars fill the skies and houses are carved from solid gemstones. It is into this strange and distant future that Adnex Courageux is born. Born to Genus and Dora Courageux, Adnex appears at first to be a normal, happy child, but great beings beyond the realm of human understanding soon take an interest in the peculiarly intelligent boy. As an adult, his mastery of technology changes the path of human history, but his true potential still lies untapped. Will he be the savior of humanity or does he represent the next step in our evolution, destined to leave us behind to fade from history?

The Grand Design

Author : John H. Brand
ISBN : 1413498787
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In 1633, Galileo was found guilty by the Holy Inquisition for publishing his observations that the earth is not at the center of universe, that not all heavenly objects revolve around our planet, and that earth moves by a double motion. The old astronomer was convicted and had to spend the remaining years of his life under house arrest. One would think that more than 370 years later, humans would have learned a lesson from that historical event. Unfortunately, that is not the case. New ideas substantiated by observation are rejected with vehemence without any substantive reason. Yet all the time, our species continues to kill other humans with abandon. Our excuses seeking to justify these liquidations are based on antecedents finding their genesis in the history of a nomadic, mostly illiterate people. The Grand Design puts forward discoveries made in the last 100 years or less providing a rational explanation for our irrational behavior. The book concentrates on two major areas. The first deals with the discovery that the human forebrain consists of three separate cortices. Each one has its own behavioral/psychological imprints finding its origins many millions of years ago. The oldest part of the brain - the basal ganglia - has its origin in dinosaurian ancestors. It now becomes easy to understand why much of human behavior is controlled by the territorial imperative. Neither gods nor devils are responsible for our deeds. Once we understand that our brain's dichotomy is responsible for our misbehavior, perchance we will assume responsibility for our acts and raise the merely human to the humane. The second part of The Grand Design deals with erroneous assumptions by some of thegreatest thinkers in the world's history. I.e., both Plato and Newton embraced a firm belief in polar absolutes. That concept also underlies a substantive part of the biblical tradition. Quantum mechanics points out that uncertainty, rather than polar absolutism, is the reality of our world. While The Grand Design deals with complex issues, the author has been able to simplify the results of the research and presents them in an understandable manner. The main problem with reading this volume is not caused by the difficulty of the ideas but with the brain's embedded behavior to reject new concepts. Yet, unless we shake off erroneous assumptions, we will continue the blood baths, the social inequity, and the economic injustice that have colored our history.

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