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Scientific american, volume 289, number 2, august 2003, p. To stimulate discussion, he abstracts features that are common to all religions, describes the behavior we must observe in order to identify those features, and explores. Jacob bekenstein, one of the worlds foremost theoretical physicists, who used the power of thought to explore the invisible objects that are ranked among the wonders of the universe black holes died aug. Jacob glatstein 18961971 was a polishborn american poet and literary critic who wrote in the yiddish language.
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I have glanced at a few online articles and it seems like the book was fairly accurate. His name is also spelled yankev glatshteyn or jacob glatshteyn early. Encyclopedia of ancient and forbidden knowledge 9780285633162 by zolar and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Mar 24, 2015 the history of cleopatra, queen of egypt, by jacob abbott chronicles the life of cleopatra vii or, as we tend to refer to her, just cleopatra.
Since christianity was developing at the same time, neusners outline suggests some intriguing comparisons. Jacob bekenstein, a black hole pioneer and hebrew university. Jacob bekensteins pioneering contributions to the foundations of gravity. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. For two decades these questions puzzled theoretical physicists. Although not wellknown in popular culture, he played a key role in developing ideas which transformed much of modern physics. When a stationary black hole absorbs an object with energy e and radius r, its area increases by.
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The breakthrough created the field of black hole thermodynamics. Chances are youve never heard of physicist jacob bekenstein, who devised a. Theoretical results about black holes suggest that the universe could be like a gigantic hologram. The oldest of the worlds major faiths, judaism as practiced today represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. Scientific american is the essential guide to the most aweinspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the.1013 1305 241 12 904 570 445 563 1486 199 1045 1558 859 6 1545 46 951 1185 1385 1147 289 427 210 171 262 269 747 959 496 361 421 710 180 1372 903 1422 207 106 743 953 1151 130