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The river of time

Author: I D Novikov
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998
Series: Knjižnica Canto.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the history of the study of time and presentation of the modern state of physical research.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I D Novikov
ISBN: 0521008484 9780521008488
OCLC Number: 46332973
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Origins of thinking about time --
Science of time is born --
Light --
The pace of time can be slowed down! --
Time machine --
Time, space and gravitation --
Holes in space and time --
Energy extracted from black holes --
Towards the sources of the river of time --
Journey to unusual depths --
Grand unification --
Sources --
What produces the flow of time and why in a single direction only? --
Against the flow --
Can we change the past?
Series Title: Knjižnica Canto.
Responsibility: Igor D. Novikov ; translated from the Russian by Vitaly Kisin.

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'... insights into the nature of time pepper Novikov's delightful book ... It's all mind-boggling stuff, but Novikov, a brilliant Russian astrophysicist, breaks up the brain twisting theory with Read more...

 
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