Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

2nd Edition

Jim Al-Khalili

CRC Press
Published December 8, 2011
Reference - 206 Pages - 23 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439885598 - CAT# K13997

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Summary

Bringing the material up to date, Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition captures the new ideas and discoveries made in physics since the publication of the best-selling first edition. While retaining the popular format and style of its predecessor, this edition explores the latest developments in high-energy astroparticle physics and Big Bang cosmology.

The book continues to make the ideas and theories of modern physics easily understood by anyone, from researchers to students to general science enthusiasts. Taking you on a journey through space and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers some of the most fascinating topics in physics today, including:

  • Black holes
  • Space warps
  • The Big Bang
  • Time travel
  • Wormholes
  • Parallel universes

Professor Al-Khalili explains often complex scientific concepts in simple, nontechnical terms and imparts an appreciation of the cosmos, helping you see how time traveling may not be so far-fetched after all.

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