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Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

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From the best-selling author of The Emperors New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmologys most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? What is its ultimate future?

Current understanding of our universe dictates that all matter will eventually thin out to zero density, with huge black holes finally evaporating away into massless energy. Roger Penrose—one of the most innovative mathematicians of our time—turns around this predominant picture of the universes “heat death,” arguing how the expected ultimate fate of our accelerating, expanding universe can actually be reinterpreted as the “Big Bang” of a new one.

Along the way to this remarkable cosmological picture, Penrose sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of our universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes. Ideal for both the amateur astronomer and the advanced physicist—with plenty of exciting insights for each—Cycles of Time is certain to provoke and challenge.

Intellectually thrilling and accessible, this is another essential guide to the universe from one of our preeminent thinkers.

About the Author

Roger Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He has received numerous prizes and awards, most notably the Wolf Foundation Prize in physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking. He is the author of three previous books, including The Emperor’s New Mind. He lives in Oxford, England.

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ISBN:
9780307933171
Author:
Penrose, Roger
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Author:
Mann, Bruce
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
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Astronomy - General
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Edition Description:
Six CD
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.91 x 5.12 x 1.17 in 0.4 lb

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