About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

Author(s): P.C.W. Davies


Looks at the highly challenging, scientific problems currently surrounding the question of time - the age of the universe, the relative nature of time and faster-than-light communication.

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Paul Davies is an internationally acclaimed physicist, writer and broadcaster, now based in South Australia. He is the author of some twenty award-winning books, including The Mind of God and The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin of Life.

A very brief history of time; time for a change; timewarps; black holes - gateways to the end of time; the beginning of time - when exactly was it?; Einstein's greatest triumph?; quantum time; imaginary time; the arrow of time; backwards in time; time travel - fact or fantasy?; but what time is it now?; experimenting with time; the unfinished revolution.

General Fields

  • : 9780140174618
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : pengui
  • : 0.239
  • : April 1996
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : P.C.W. Davies
  • : Paperback
  • : 496
  • : English
  • : 530.11
  • : 320
  • : b&w diagrams, notes, bibliography, index