The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions - Shing-Tung Yau, Steve Nadis

The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions - Shing-Tung Yau, Steve Nadis (2010)

PREFACE

PRELUDE. THE SHAPES OF THINGS TO COME

Chapter 1. A UNIVERSE IN THE MARGINS

Chapter 2. GEOMETRY IN THE NATURAL ORDER

Chapter 3. A NEW KIND OF HAMMER

Chapter 4. TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

Chapter 5. PROVING CALABI

Chapter 6. THE DNA OF STRING THEORY

Chapter 7. THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Chapter 8. KINKS IN SPACETIME

Chapter 9. BACK TO THE REAL WORLD

Chapter 10. BEYOND CALABI-YAU

Chapter 11. THE UNIVERSE UNRAVELS

Chapter 12. THE SEARCH FOR EXTRA DIMENSIONS

Chapter 13. TRUTH, BEAUTY, AND MATHEMATICS

Chapter 14. THE END OF GEOMETRY?

Epilogue. ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DONUT

Postlude. ENTERING THE SANCTUM

NOTES

GLOSSARY