The Resource Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes, John Earman, (electronic resource)

Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes, John Earman, (electronic resource)

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Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes
Title
Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks
Title remainder
singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes
Statement of responsibility
John Earman
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Language
eng
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Earman, John
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.59.S65
LC item number
E15 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Space and time
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Singularities (Mathematics)
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Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes, John Earman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introducing Spacetime Singularities and Acausalities -- 2. Defining, Characterizing, and Proving the Existence of Spacetime Singularities -- 3. Cosmic Censorship -- 4. Supertasks -- 5. The Big Bang and the Horizon Problem -- 6. Time Travel -- 7. Eternal Recurrence, Cyclic Time, and All That -- 8. Afterword
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unknown
Extent
257 p.
Form of item
electronic
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)251536555
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142081
Label
Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes, John Earman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introducing Spacetime Singularities and Acausalities -- 2. Defining, Characterizing, and Proving the Existence of Spacetime Singularities -- 3. Cosmic Censorship -- 4. Supertasks -- 5. The Big Bang and the Horizon Problem -- 6. Time Travel -- 7. Eternal Recurrence, Cyclic Time, and All That -- 8. Afterword
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
257 p.
Form of item
electronic
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)251536555
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142081

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