The author discusses whether time travel is scientifically possible. He examines "the history of the development of general relativity, the conceptof curved space-time and the early evolution of the universe. The remainder of the book [seeks to] explain the problems that arise when we attempt to turntheoretical holes in space-time into time machines." (N Y Times Book Review)
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The renowned scientific writer Dr. Barry Parker stirs our secret yearnings--this time to revisit the past or travel far into the future--as he takes us on a thrilling ride through space and time. Since Einstein's discovery of the Special Theory of Relativity, which proved that time is not absolute, the imaginative scribblings of science fiction writers took on a new meaning.About the Author:
Barry Parker, Ph.D, is an award-winning science writer and the author of eleven highly acclaimed books in popular science, including Alien Life, Cosmic Time Travel, Einstein's Dream, and Einstein's Brainchild.
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Buchbeschreibung Plenum Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1991. Cloth. Buchzustand: Very Good+. This is a hard cover book with black cloth covered boards. Silver titling on spine. Dust jacket is unclipped. Includes b/w illustrations, p[hotos, diagrams, charts, etc. Professional book dealer since 1975. All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed. Artikel-Nr. 033205