The Resource From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll

From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll

Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time
Title
From eternity to here
Title remainder
the quest for the ultimate theory of time
Statement of responsibility
Sean Carroll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A rising star in theoretical physics offers his awesome vision of our universe and beyond, all beginning with a simple question: Why does time move forward?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, Sean M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.59.S65
LC item number
C37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space and time
  • Quantum theory
  • Quantum theory
  • Space and time
Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-420) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time, experience, and the universe. The past is present memory ; The heavy hand of entropy ; The beginning and end of time -- Time in Einstein's universe. Time is personal ; Time is flexible ; Looping through time -- Entropy and time's arrow. Running time backward ; Entropy and disorder ; Information and life ; Recurrent nightmares ; Quantum time -- From the kitchen to the multiverse. Black holes : the ends of time ; The life of the universe ; Inflation and the multiverse ; The past through tomorrow ; Epilogue -- Appendix. Math
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 438 pages
Isbn
9780525951339
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318411645
  • (OCoLC)ocn318411645
Label
From eternity to here : the quest for the ultimate theory of time, Sean Carroll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-420) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time, experience, and the universe. The past is present memory ; The heavy hand of entropy ; The beginning and end of time -- Time in Einstein's universe. Time is personal ; Time is flexible ; Looping through time -- Entropy and time's arrow. Running time backward ; Entropy and disorder ; Information and life ; Recurrent nightmares ; Quantum time -- From the kitchen to the multiverse. Black holes : the ends of time ; The life of the universe ; Inflation and the multiverse ; The past through tomorrow ; Epilogue -- Appendix. Math
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 438 pages
Isbn
9780525951339
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318411645
  • (OCoLC)ocn318411645

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