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The calculation of van Vleck determinants, familiar as Green function techniques, are done also.

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One will want to consult Birrel and Davies for more detail. If these things appear new, confusing, or perplexing, then a review of dimensional analysis is in order.

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And, that is good! Wormhiles Wheeler-DeWitt minisuperspace formalism is used to shed light on the quantum aspects wormhols Lorentzian wormholes, and the Wheeler-DeWitt equation for Einstein gravity on minisuperspace is solved exactly. Alan Sauter marked it as to-read Mar 17, John marked it as to-read Apr 11, Complete the “easy” exercises upon first encounter with this material, then, return to the more involved exercises as your understanding unfolds.

Visser shows that by pushing established physical theories to their limits, it is possible to deduce the physical properties of such exotica as wormholes and time travel. Just a moment while we wrmholes you in to your Goodreads account. The Science of Interstellar.

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Visser shows that by pushing wkrmholes physical theories to their limits, it is possible to deduce the physical properties of such exotica as wormholes and time travel. Wormholes, and rotating black holes The author does consider the role of quantum tunneling in changing spacetime topology, but concludes that it is not a meaningful question.


Stephanie rated it liked it May 08, English Choose a language for shopping. The role of wormhole physics in developing a quantum theory of gravity, via yawking quantization of weak field gravity and the subsequent appearance of gravitons is treated also.

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And, before assailing any of this material, understand the formalism of “WKB-approximation. Dave Bacon added it May 10, wor,holes Published August 9th by American Institute of Physics. He discusses in detail the result that the ANEC condition can be violated by scale anomalies. Have fun with this book! Open Preview See a Problem? Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Section 5 is an overview of the quantum field theory needed for a study of wormhole physics. One person found this helpful.

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