Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausalities in relativistic spacetimes / John Earman.

Author
Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 1995
Physical description
xi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 019509591X
  • 9780195095913
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-245) and index.
Contents
  • Introducing spacetime singularities and acausalities -- Defining, characterizing, and proving the existence of spacetime singularities -- Cosmic censorship -- Supertasks -- The big bang and the horizon problem -- Time travel -- Eternal recurrence, cyclic time, and all that.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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