Time Travel in Einstein's Universe
The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
ISBN10: 0618257357 ISBN13: 9780618257355 Contributors: Gott, J. Richard, III Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: Sep 19 2002 Pages: 292 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In this fascinating book, the renowned astrophysicist J. Richard Gott leads time travel out of the world of H. G. Wells and into the realm of scientific possibility. Building on theories posited by Einstein and advanced by scientists such as Stephen Hawking and Kip Thorne, Gott explains how time travel can actually occur. He describes, with boundless enthusiasm and humor, how travel to the future is not only possible but has already happened, and he contemplates whether travel to the past is also conceivable. Notable not only for its extraordinary subject matter and scientific brilliance, Time Travel in Einstein's Universe is a delightful and captivating exploration of the surprising facts behind the science fiction of time travel.