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From Eternity to Here

The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

By Sean Carroll
Narrated by Erik Synnestvedt / 16 hours 4 minutes

Time moves forward, not backward—everyone knows you can't unscramble an egg. In the hands of one of today's hottest young physicists, that simple fact of breakfast becomes a doorway to understanding the Big Bang, the universe, and other universes, too. In From Eternity to Here, Sean Carroll argues that the arrow of time, pointing resolutely from the past to the future, owes its existence to conditions before the Big Bang itself—a period of modern cosmology of which Einstein never dreamed. Increasingly, though, physicists are going out into realms that make the theory of relativity seem like child's play. Carroll's scenario is not only elegant, it's laid out in the same easy-to-understand language that has made his group blog, Cosmic Variance, the most popular physics blog on the Net. From Eternity to Here uses ideas at the cutting edge of theoretical physics to explore how properties of space-time before the Big Bang can explain the flow of time we experience in our everyday lives. Carroll suggests that we live in a baby universe, part of a large family of universes in which many of our siblings experience an arrow of time running in the opposite direction. It's an ambitious, fascinating picture of the universe on an ultra-large scale, one that will captivate fans of popular physics blockbusters like Elegant Universe and A Brief History of Time.

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Author
Narrator Erik Synnestvedt
ISBN 9781400185658
Length 16 hours 4 minutes
Language English
Publisher Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres Science & Nonfiction
Libro.fm rank #20,193 Overall
Genre rank #1,191 in Science