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The Resource From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll

From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll

Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time
Title
From eternity to here
Title remainder
the quest for the ultimate theory of time
Statement of responsibility
Sean Carroll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A rising star in theoretical physics offers his awesome vision of our universe and beyond, all beginning with a simple question: Why does time move forward?
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.59.S65
LC item number
C37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-420) and index
Contents
Time, experience, and the universe. The past is present memory ; The heavy hand of entropy ; The beginning and end of time -- Time in Einstein's universe. Time is personal ; Time is flexible ; Looping through time -- Entropy and time's arrow. Running time backward ; Entropy and disorder ; Information and life ; Recurrent nightmares ; Quantum time -- From the kitchen to the multiverse. Black holes : the ends of time ; The life of the universe ; Inflation and the multiverse ; The past through tomorrow ; Epilogue -- Appendix. Math
Control code
ocn318411645
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 438 p.
Isbn
9780525951339
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023828
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780525951339
Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-420) and index
Contents
Time, experience, and the universe. The past is present memory ; The heavy hand of entropy ; The beginning and end of time -- Time in Einstein's universe. Time is personal ; Time is flexible ; Looping through time -- Entropy and time's arrow. Running time backward ; Entropy and disorder ; Information and life ; Recurrent nightmares ; Quantum time -- From the kitchen to the multiverse. Black holes : the ends of time ; The life of the universe ; Inflation and the multiverse ; The past through tomorrow ; Epilogue -- Appendix. Math
Control code
ocn318411645
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 438 p.
Isbn
9780525951339
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023828
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780525951339

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