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Until the end of time : mind, matter, and our search for meaning in an evolving universe / Brian Greene.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"Brian Greene takes readers on a breathtaking journey from the big bang to the end of time and invites us to ponder meaning in the face of this unimaginable expanse. He shows us how, from its original orderly state the universe has been moving inexorably toward chaos, and, still, remarkable structures have continually formed: the planets, stars, and galaxies that provide islands in a sea of disorder; biochemical mechanisms, including mutation and selection, animate life; neurons, information, and thought developed into complex consciousness which in turn gave rise to cultures and their timeless myths and creativity. And he describes, as well, how, in the deep reaches of the future, the nature of the universe will threaten the existence of matter itself. Through a series of nested stories Greene provides us with a clearer sense of how we came to be, a finer picture of where we are now, and a firmer understanding of where we are headed. Taken together, it is a completely new perspective on our place in the universe and on what it means to be human."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 523.1 GRE 2020 (Text) 33892100663989 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/18/2020 Available -
Baker Huntington Branch 523.1 .G799u 2020 (Text) 37814003302016 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 07/23/2020 Available -
Harney County Library 523.1 GREEN (Text) 37720000598797 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/10/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 523.1 GRE (Text) 33892006490651 NON-FICTION New/High Demand None 02/19/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524731670
  • ISBN: 1524731676
  • Physical Description: xiii, 428 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf Books, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (329-403) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Brian Greene takes readers on a breathtaking journey from the big bang to the end of time and invites us to ponder meaning in the face of this unimaginable expanse. He shows us how, from its original orderly state the universe has been moving inexorably toward chaos, and, still, remarkable structures have continually formed: the planets, stars, and galaxies that provide islands in a sea of disorder; biochemical mechanisms, including mutation and selection, animate life; neurons, information, and thought developed into complex consciousness which in turn gave rise to cultures and their timeless myths and creativity. And he describes, as well, how, in the deep reaches of the future, the nature of the universe will threaten the existence of matter itself. Through a series of nested stories Greene provides us with a clearer sense of how we came to be, a finer picture of where we are now, and a firmer understanding of where we are headed. Taken together, it is a completely new perspective on our place in the universe and on what it means to be human." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cosmology.
Physics > Philosophy.

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