Time Machines : Time Travel in Physics, Metaphysics, and Science Fiction

Time Machines : Time Travel in Physics, Metaphysics, and Science Fiction

2nd Edition Softcover reprint of the original 2nd Edition 1999

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Publisher's Synopsis

This book explores the idea of time travel from the first account in English literature to the latest theories of physicists such as Kip Thorne and Igor Novikov. This very readable work covers a variety of topics including: the history of time travel in fiction; the fundamental scientific concepts of time, spacetime, and the fourth dimension; the speculations of Einstein, Richard Feynman, Kurt Goedel, and others; time travel paradoxes, and much more.

Book information

ISBN: 9780387952222
Publisher: Springer New York
Imprint: Springer
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd Edition Softcover reprint of the original 2nd Edition 1999
Language: English
Number of pages: 628
Weight: 1003g
Height: 180mm
Width: 155mm
Spine width: 34mm