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From Eternity to Here : The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

From Eternity to Here : The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time - 10 edition

From Eternity to Here : The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time - 10 edition

ISBN13: 9780452296541

ISBN10: 0452296544

From Eternity to Here : The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time by Sean M. Carroll - ISBN 9780452296541
Edition: 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Plume Books
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From Eternity to Here : The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time by Sean M. Carroll - ISBN 9780452296541

ISBN13: 9780452296541

ISBN10: 0452296544

Edition: 10

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Summary

''An accessible and engaging exploration of the mysteries of time.'' -Brian Greene, author of ''The Elegant Universe'' Twenty years ago, Stephen Hawking tried to explain time by understanding the Big Bang. Now, Sean Carroll says we need to be more ambitious. One of the leading theoretical physicists of his generation, Carroll delivers a dazzling and paradigm-shifting theory of time's arrow that embraces subjects from entropy to quantum mechanics to time travel to information theory and the meaning of life. ''From Eternity to Here'' is no less than the next step toward understanding how we came to exist, and a fantastically approachable read that will appeal to a broad audience of armchair physicists, and anyone who ponders the nature of our world.