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Did time begin? Will time end?

Author: Paul H Frampton
Publisher: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although everyone is familiar with the concept of time in everyday life and has probably given thought to the question of how time began, scientific developments in this field have not been accessible in a simple understandable form. This book presents ideas about the role of time in theoretical cosmology.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul H Frampton
ISBN: 9789814280587 9814280585
OCLC Number: 326688168
Description: vii, 108 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Why do many other scientists believe time began at a big bang? --
Smoothness of the universe --
Structure in the universe --
Dark matter and dark energy --
Composition of the universe's energy --
Possible futures of the universe --
Advantages of cyclic cosmology --
Summary of answers to the questions: did time begin? Will time end?
Responsibility: Paul H. Frampton.

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All people who are interested in the evolution of the observed part of the universe can benefit from this book. -- Zentralblatt MATH "Zentralblatt MATH"

 
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