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Now : the physics of time / Richard A. Muller.

Muller, R. (Richard), author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 530.11 Mul (Text) 32604000204427 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 530.11 MUL (Text) 36626103769642 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/31/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland 530.11 M958 (Text) 76383000444775 Adult New Shelf, NF In process -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 530.11 MUL (Text) 39391006771032 Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 530.11 MUL (Text) 34330512958175 Adult - New Books Checked out 10/25/2016
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City NON-FICTION 530.11 MULLER (Text) 30403002201507 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 530.11 Muller (Text) 31208912486869 new non-fiction Checked out 11/05/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393285239
  • ISBN: 0393285235
  • Physical Description: 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The entangled enigma -- Einstein's childhood regression -- The leaping now -- Contradictions and paradoxes -- Lightspeed limit, lightspeed loophole -- Imaginary time -- To infinity and beyond -- An arrow of confusion -- Demystifying entropy -- Mystifyingentropy -- Time explained -- Our unlikely universe -- The universe erupts -- The end of time -- Throwing entropy under the bus -- Alternative arrows -- A cat both dead and alive -- Tickling the quantum ghost -- Einstein is spooked -- Backward time travelobserved -- Beyond physics -- Cogito ergo sum -- Free will -- The 4D Big Bang -- The meaning of now.
Summary, etc.: "A monumental work on the flow of time, from the universe's creation to "Now," by the best-selling author of Physics for Future Presidents. "Now" is a simple concept--you're reading this sentence now. Yet a real definition of "now" has eluded even the great Einstein. We know that time stretches and is affected by gravity and velocity. Yet, as eminent physicist Richard A. Muller points out, it is only today that we have all the physics at hand--relativity, entropy, entanglement, antimatter, and the Big Bang--to explain the flow of time. With these building blocks in place, Muller reaches a startling conclusion: our expanding universe is continuously creating not only new space but also new time. The front edge of this new time is what we call "now," and this moment is truly unique--it is the only moment in which we can exercise our free will. Muller's thought-provoking vision is a powerful counter to established theories in science and philosophy, and his arguments will spark major debate about the most fundamental assumptions of our universe"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Space and time.
Physics > Philosophy.

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