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Title:
Many worlds in one : the search for other universes
Author:
Vilenkin, A. (Alexander)
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hill and Wang, A division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Physical Description:
viii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What banged, how it banged, and what caused it to bang? -- The rise and fall of repulsive gravity -- Creation and its discontents -- The modern story of genesis -- The inflationary universe -- Too good to be wrong -- Eternal inflation -- The antigravity stone -- Runaway inflation -- The sky has spoken -- Infinite islands -- The king lives! -- Principle of mediocrity -- The cosmological constant problem -- Anthropic feuds -- Mediocrity raised to a principle -- A theory of everything -- Before the beginning -- Did the universe have a beginning? -- Creation of universes from nothing -- The end of the world -- Fire in the equations.
ISBN:
9780809095230

9780809067220
Format :
Book