Bringing the material up to date, Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition captures the new ideas and discoveries made in physics since the publication of the best-selling first edition. While retaining the popular format and style of its predecessor, this edition explores the latest developments in high-energy astroparticle physics and Big Bang cosmology. The book continues to make the ideas and theories of modern physics easily understood by anyone, from researchers to students to general science enthusiasts. Taking you on a journey through space and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers some of the most fascinating topics in physics today, including: Black holes Space warps The Big Bang Time travel Wormholes Parallel universes Professor Al-Khalili explains often complex scientific concepts in simple, nontechnical terms and imparts an appreciation of the cosmos, helping you see how time traveling may not be so far-fetched after all.There has been so much written about the nature of time, particularly over the past few years, that it would be difficult in this ... I do not feel as though I need to have trawled through the many excellent books (and some less so) that have dealt with the ... For now I will lead you through some of the ideas in physics and philosophy about the nature of time, most of which were around long before Einstein.
|Title||:||Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2011-12-08|