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From Eternity to Here

The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

Sean Carroll

Twenty years after Stephen Hawking’s 9-million-copy selling A Brief History of Time, pioneering theoretical physicist Sean Carroll takes our investigation into the nature of time to the next level. You can’t unscramble an egg and you can’t remember the future. But what if time doesn’t (or didn’t!) always go in the same direction? Carroll’s paradigm-shifting research suggests that other universes experience time running in the opposite direction to our own. Exploring subjects from entropy and quantum mechanics to time travel and the meaning of life, Carroll presents a dazzling new view of how we came to exist.

  • Publication date: May 14, 2015
  • ISBN: 9781851688951
  • RRP: £12.99
  • Pages: 512
  • Publication date: March 1, 2011
  • ISBN: 9781851688906
  • RRP: £4.99
  • Pages: 448

Reviews

'Forget Stephen Hawking's Brief History: this mind-blowing book is the real deal... Fascinating.' 

Times Higher Education, Book of the Week

'Carroll's insight will intrigue anyone... Most enjoyable.'

BBC Focus

Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is Homewood Professor of natural philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. He won the Royal Society Winton Prize for his book on the search for the elusive Higgs boson, The Particle at the End of the Universe, and The Big Picture was an international bestseller. His most recent book is Something Deeply Hidden. He lives in Los Angeles. @seanmcarroll   preposterousuniverse.com

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