Christopher Isham

físico britânico

Christopher Isham (28 de abril de 1944),[3] usualmente citado como Chris J. Isham, é um físico teórico do Imperial College London.

Christopher Isham
Nascimento 28 de abril de 1944 (79 anos)
Nacionalidade britânico
Alma mater Imperial College London
Ocupação Físico
Empregador(a) Imperial College London
Orientador(es)(as) Paul Taunton Matthews,[1] Abdus Salam[2]

Bibliografia Editar

  • Isham, C. J., Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, 1988
  • Christopher Isham, "Quantum Theories of the Creation of the Universe," in R. Russell, N. Murphy and C. J. Isham (eds.), Quantum Cosmology and the Laws of Nature (Vatican City: Vatican Press, 1993), p. 74.
  • Christopher Isham, "Creation of the Universe as a Quantum Tunnelling Process," in (eds. R. J. Russell et al.), Physics, Philosophy and Theology (Vatican City: Vatican Press, 1988), pp. 375–408.
  • Isham, C. J. (1993), “Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time”, in L. A. Ibort and M. A. Rodríguez (eds.), Integrable Systems, Quantum Groups, and Quantum Field theories. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 157-288.
  • Isham, C. J., K. V. Kuchař, Representations Of Space-Time Diffeomorphisms. 2. Canonical Geometrodynamics," Annals of Physics 164:316 (1985).
  • Isham, C. J. (1994), Prima facie questions in quantum gravity, in Ehlers and Friedrich 25 (1994), 1-21.
  • Isham, C. J. (1997), “Structural Issues in Quantum Gravity”, in M. Francaviglia et al. (eds.), Florence 1995, General Relativity and Gravitation, World Scientific.
  • Butterfield, Jeremy, and Chris Isham (1999), “On the Emergence of Time in Quantum Gravity”, in Butterfield (1999), 111-168.
  • Butterfield, Jeremy, and Christopher Isham (2001), “Spacetime and the Philosophical Challenge of Quantum Gravity”, in Craig Callender and Nick Huggett (eds.) (2001), 33-89.
  • Döring, Andreas and Isham, Chris, "What is a Thing?: Topos Theory in the Foundations of Physics", in Bob Coecke, New Structures in Physics, Chapter 13, pp. 753–940, Lecture Notes in Physics, 813, Springer, 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-12820-2, (also see Arxiv)


  1. Christopher Isham (em inglês) no Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. Gordon Fraser, Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam — The First Muslim Nobel Scientist, OUP, 2008, p. 119.
  3. Who's who of British Scientists, Vol. 8, Simon Books, 1981