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  • The Physical Basis of The Direction of Timeby H. Dieter Zeh

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 40.82

    Four previous editions of this book were published in 1989, 1992, 1999, and 2001. They were preceded by a German version (Zeh 1984) that was based on lectures I had given at the University of Heidelberg. My interest in this subject arose originally from the endeavor to better - derstand all aspects of irreversibility that might be relevant for the... more...

  • The Labyrinth of Timeby Michael Lockwood

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 16.99

    Modern physics has revealed the universe as a much stranger place than we could have imagined. The puzzle at the centre of our knowledge of the universe is time. Michael Lockwood takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the nature of things. He investigates philosophical questions about past, present, and future, our experience of time, and the... more...

  • Relativity and the Nature of Spacetimeby Vesselin Petkov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 58.32

    This book develops a thorough analysis of relativistic effects to address the question of what is the nature (the ontological status) of spacetime. In this new edition, arguments are strengthened, and new developments in the field are presented and integrated. more...

  • Time Travel and Warp Drivesby Allen Everett; Thomas Roman

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    To see video demonstrations of key concepts from the book, please visit this website: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/sites/timewarp.index.html.  Sci-fi makes it look so easy. Receive a distress call from Alpha Centauri? No problem: punch the warp drive and you're there in minutes. Facing a catastrophe that can't be averted? Just pop back in... more...

  • Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Editionby Jim Al-Khalili

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 44.95

    Bringing the material up to date, Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition captures the new ideas and discoveries made in physics since the publication of the best-selling first edition. While retaining the popular format and style of its predecessor, this edition explores the latest developments in high-energy astroparticle physics... more...

  • SCALE RELATIVITY AND FRACTAL SPACE-TIMEby Laurent Nottale

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 146.00 US$ 132.86

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development of the theory of scale relativity and fractal space-time. It suggests an original solution to the disunified nature of the classical-quantum transition in physical systems, enabling the basis of quantum mechanics on the principle of relativity, provided this principle is extended to scale... more...

  • The Labyrinth of Timeby Michael Lockwood

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 16.99

    Modern physics has revealed the universe as a much stranger place than we could have imagined. The puzzle at the centre of our knowledge of the universe is time. Michael Lockwood takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the nature of things. He investigates philosophical questions about past, present, and future, our experience of time, and the... more...

  • Polar Inertiaby Paul Virilio

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 46.00

    Paul Virilio demonstrates how technology has made inertia the defining condition of modernity. An instantaneous present has replaced space and the sovereignty of territory - everything happens without the need to go anywhere. more...

  • The Large Scale Structure of Space-Timeby S. W. Hawking; G. F. R. Ellis

    Cambridge University Press 1975; US$ 88.00

    This 1973 book discusses Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and its predictions concerning black holes and singularities in space-time itself. more...

  • Relativistic Realityby J.D. Edmonds

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 95.00 US$ 86.45

    It now appears that the old argument about Lorentz vs Galileo relativity is passing into history. The Lorentz symmetry may soon become obsolete itself just as the Galileo symmetry did about 1900. The tremendous successes of QED represent real progress in our quest to understand nature. The answer is not to go as most “outsiders” but to... more...