In memoriam Prof. Thanu Padmanabhan (1957–2021)
Free access to selected articles and book chapters
We mourn the unexpected passing of Thanu Padmanabhan (Paddy), eminent theoretical physicist, brilliant and beloved author. Our sympathy to his family.
His articles and wonderful books will live on – you can sample these for free until 21 October 2021:
Selected book chapters:
Making the Earth Move. In: The Dawn of Science. Springer, Cham, pp 117–126 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17509-2_11
From Particles to Fields. In: Quantum Field Theory. Graduate Texts in Physics. Springer, Cham, pp 1–44 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28173-5_1
Curved Spacetime for pedestrians. In: Sleeping Beauties in Theoretical Physics. Lecture Notes in Physics, vol 895. Springer, Cham, pp 117–126 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13443-7_11
Selected journal articles:
Obtaining the non-relativistic quantum mechanics from quantum field theory: issues, folklores and facts. Eur. Phys. J. C 78, 563 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6039-y
General relativity from a thermodynamic perspective. Gen Relativ Gravit 46, 1673 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10714-014-1673-7
Dark energy and gravity. Gen Relativ Gravit 40, 529–564 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10714-007-0555-7
Essay: The Holography of Gravity Encoded in a Relation Between Entropy, Horizon Area, and Action for Gravity. General Relativity and Gravitation 34, 2029–2035 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1021171015146
Planck length as the lower bound to all physical length scales. Gen Relat Gravit 17, 215–221 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00760244
Browse all publications by Thanu Padmanabhan at Springer here.