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
     
 

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… See more details below

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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

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

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