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Carroll, Sean M., 1966-
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time / Sean Carroll
Alternate Title Quest for the ultimate theory of time
New York : Dutton, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC173.59.S65 C37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Space and time
Time
Physical Description ix, 438 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-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
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?

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