Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time

Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time

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by J. Richard Gott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0395955637

ISBN-13: 9780395955635

Pub. Date: 05/01/1901

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

In this fascinating book, the renowned astrophysicist J. Richard Gott leads time travel out of the fictional world of H. G. Wells and into the realm of scientific possibility. Building on theories posited by Einstein and advanced by scientists such as Stephen Hawking and Kip Thorne, Gott explains how time travel can actually occur. He describes, with boundless

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In this fascinating book, the renowned astrophysicist J. Richard Gott leads time travel out of the fictional world of H. G. Wells and into the realm of scientific possibility. Building on theories posited by Einstein and advanced by scientists such as Stephen Hawking and Kip Thorne, Gott explains how time travel can actually occur. He describes, with boundless enthusiasm and humor, how travel to the future is not only possible but has already happened, and he contemplates whether travel to the past is also conceivable. Notable for its extraordinary subject matter and scientific brilliance, Time Travel in Einstein's Universe is a delightful and captivating exploration of the surprising facts behind the science fiction of time travel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395955635
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/1901
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.77(w) x 8.55(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Prefacexi
1.Dreaming of Time Travel3
2.Time Travel to the Future33
3.Time Travel to the Past76
4.Time Travel and the Beginning of the Universe131
5.Report from the Future200
Notes243
Annotated References265
Index277

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Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book that describes time travel theories in layman's terms, and relates to every day life and sci fi books and movies
Guest More than 1 year ago
Having read everything I can about time travel, I find myself coming again and again to David Deutsch (THE FABRIC OF REALITY), Paco Ahlgren (DISCIPLINE) and this book. Great work!