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A University of Oxford mathematician considers three pressing questions in the field of cosmology including what may have existed before the Big Bang, the source of order in the universe and the universe's ultimate future, posing arguments that our universe will eventually culminate in a big bang for a new universe.

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.

Table of Contents

The Second Law and its underlying mystery — The oddly special nature of the Big Bang — Conformal cyclic cosmology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307596741
Subtitle:
An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Author:
Penrose, Roger
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Publication Date:
20110503
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General

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