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The Five Ages of the Universe: Inside the Physics of Eternity (Paperback)

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As the twentieth century closed, Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin captured the attention of the world by identifying the five ages of time. In The Five Ages of the Universe, Adams and Laughlin demonstrate that we can now understand the complete life story of the cosmos from beginning to end.
Adams and Laughlin have been hailed as the creators of the definitive long-term projection of the evolution of the universe. Their achievement is awesome in its scale and profound in its scientific breadth. But The Five Ages of the Universe is more than a handbook of the physical processes that guided our past and will shape our future; it is a truly epic story.
Without leaving earth, here is a fantastic voyage to the physics of eternity. It is the only biography of the universe you will ever need.

About the Author


Fred Adams received his Ph.D. from the University of California. Recipient of the Helen B. Warner Prize, Adams is a professor of physics at the University of Michigan and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Praise For…


Neil de Grasse TYSON Scientific American Continuously engages the imagination....An entertainingly scary picture of our distant future.

Susan Okie The Washington Post Marvelous descriptive writing and mind-expanding explanations....What makes it even better than good science fiction is that it's true.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780684865768
ISBN-10: 0684865769
Publisher: Free Press
Publication Date: June 19th, 2000
Pages: 288
Language: English