The Book of Universes (Paperback)
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The Book of Universes (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages
Published: 02/02/2012
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This is a book about universes. It tells a story that revolves around a single extraordinary fact: that Albert Einstein's famous theory of relativity describes a series of entire universes. Not many solutions to Einstein's tantalising universe equations have ever been found, but those that have are all remarkable. Some describe universes that expand in size, while others contract. Some rotate like a top, while others are chaotically unpredictable. Some are perfectly smooth, while others are lumpy. Some permit time travel into the past. Only a few allow life to evolve within them; the rest, if they exist, remain unknown and unknowable to conscious minds.

Here, in The Book of Universes, we are confronted with the most fantastic and far-reaching speculations within the entire realm of science.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099539865
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 317 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm


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There can be few better guides to the bewildering array of potential universes, and none so readable or entertaining - Independent

Engrossing... He has a fluent and engaging style of writing and a good eye for an unusual quotation, and as a popularising historian of science, he is second to none - Sunday Times

A stunning tour of potential universes, introducing us to the brilliant physicists and mathematicians who first revealed these startling possibilities... [and] the latest insights that physics and astronomy have to offer about our own universe - Guardian

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