Bangs, crunches, whimpers, and shrieks : singularities and acausality in relativistic spacetimes

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Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 1995
Physical description
1 online resource (xiv, 287 p.)
ISBN
  • 019509591X
Local notes
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contents
  • 1. Introducing Spacetime Singularities and Acausalities -- 2. Defining, Characterizing, and Proving the Existence of Spacetime Singularities -- 3. Cosmic Censorship -- 4. Supertasks -- 5. The Big Bang and the Horizon Problem -- 6. Time Travel -- 7. Eternal Recurrence, Cyclic Time, and All That -- 8. Afterword.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books
Language
  • English

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