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  • Hiding in the Mirrorby Lawrence M. Krauss

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    ?An astonishing and brilliantly written work of popular science.? ?Science a GoGo ?A brilliant, thrilling book . . . You?ll have so much fun reading that you?ll hardly notice you?re getting a primer on contemporary physics and cosmology.? ?Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life more...

  • The Far Horizons of Timeby H. Chris Ransford

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    The book raises and resolves specific questions in the physics of time, such as how and why someone can be simultaneous with events that are in fact days apart. It examines further abiding issues in the physics of time, and suggests that such phenomena can only exist because they ultimately obey applicable mathematics. This leads to a... more...

  • Aeons: The Search for the Beginning of Time (Text Only)by Martin Gorst

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    The full story of man?s attempt to discover the moment that time began, from James Ussher?s confident assertion in 1650 that the world was 5,654 years old to the Hubble Space telescope?s images of a world 13 billion years old, with a starry cast of eccentrics, mystics, scientists and visonaries. more...

  • The Yoga of Time Travelby Fred Alan Wolf

    Quest Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    Time travel is not just science fiction; it may actually be possible. Wolf draws on yoga and quantum physics to show that time is a flexible projection of mind. Cheating time, he says, is an ancient metaphysical idea from the Vedas having to do with moving through meditation to a place where time stands still. more...

  • In Search of Timeby Dan Falk

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    Time surrounds us. It defines our experience of the world; it echoes through our every waking hour. Time is the very foundation of conscious experience. Yet as familiar as it is, time is also deeply mysterious. We cannot see, hear, smell, taste, or touch it. Yet we do feel it--or at least we think we feel it. No wonder poets, writers, philosophers,... more...

  • Measuring Eternityby Martin Gorst

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 19.00

    The untold story of the religious figures, philosophers, astronomers, geologists, physicists, and mathematicians who, for more than four hundred years, have pursued the answer to a fundamental question at the intersection of science and religion: When did the universe begin? The moment of the universe's conception is one of science's Holy Grails,... more...

  • The History of Timeby Leofranc Holford-Strevens

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99

    Leofranc Holford-Strevens explores time measurement and the organisation of time into hours, days, months and years using a range of fascinating examples from Ancient Rome and Julius Caesar's Leap Year, to the 1920s' project for a fixed Easter. - ;Why do we measure time in the way that we do? Why is a week seven days long? At what point did... more...

  • Empires of Speedby R Hassan

    BRILL 2009; US$ 145.00

    Explaining and comparing the rise and effects of the 'empires' of clock time and 'network time', Empires of Speedargues with power and clarity that our network society is hurtling fast through a volatile present into an increasingly precarious future. more...

  • From Eternity to Hereby Sean Carroll

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    "Unifying cosmology, thermodynamics, and information science into a refreshingly accessible whole, From Eternity to Here will make you wish time's arrow could fly in reverse, if only so you could once again read the book for the first time." - Seed Magazine "Carroll...takes his readers on a fascinating and refreshing trek through every known... more...

  • In Search of Timeby Dan Falk

    McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 21.00

    An enjoyable and compelling ride through one of life?s most fascinating enigmas ?What, then, is time? If no one ask of me, I know,? St. Augustine of Hippo lamented. ?But if I wish to explain to him who asks, I know not.? Who wouldn?t sympathize with Augustine?s dilemma? Time is at once intimately familiar and yet deeply mysterious. It is thoroughly... more...