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About time : Einstein's unfinished revolution / Paul Davies
Bib ID 4474167
Format BookBook
Author
Davies, P. C. W. (Paul Charles William), 1946-
 
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Edition 1st Simon & Schuster pbk. ed. 
Description New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2005 
316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780671799649
0671799649
9780684818221
0684818221
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: CONTENTS Preface
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: A Very Brief History of Time
  • Whose time is it anyway?
  • The quest for eternity
  • Escape from time
  • Cyclic worlds and the eternal return
  • Newton's time and the clockwork universe
  • Einstein's time
  • Is the universe dying?
 
Notes

Originally published: Orion Productions, 1995.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [293]-294.

Subjects Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.  |  Physics.  |  Time perception.  |  Time -- Philosophy.  |  Astrophysics.  |  Relativity (Physics)  |  Space and time.

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