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The jazz of physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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A spectacular musical and scientific journey from the Bronx to the cosmic horizon that reveals the astonishing links between jazz, science, Einstein, and Coltrane More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming a five-pointed star. Inspired by Einstein, Coltrane put physics and geometry at the core of his music. Physicist and jazz musician Stephon Alexander follows suit, using jazz to answer physics' most vexing questions about the past and future of the universe. Following the great minds that first drew the links between music and physics-a list including Pythagoras, Kepler, Newton, Einstein, and Rakim- The Jazz of Physics reveals that the ancient poetic idea of the Music of the Spheres," taken seriously, clarifies confounding issues in physics. The Jazz of Physics will fascinate and inspire anyone interested in the mysteries of our universe, music, and life itself.
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subject_facet Cosmology, Music -- Acoustics and physics, Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics, Musicology, Space and time, Special relativity (Physics), Universe
title_display The jazz of physics : the secret link between music and the structure of the universe
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title_sub The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe
topic_facet Acoustics and physics, Biography & Autobiography, Cosmology, Music, Musicology, Nonfiction, Philosophy and aesthetics, Science, Self-Improvement, Space and time, Special relativity (Physics)