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

Author
Published
  • Oxford : New York, NY : Oxford University Press 1995
Physical description
xi, 257 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780195095913
  • 019509591X
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
Language
  • English

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