New book by John D Barrow: “The Book of Universes”

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New Book Published 2 Feb 2011
The Book of Universes
John D Barrow
Publ. Bodley Head, Random House, UK
354 Pages, 12 chapters, b/w illustrations and photographs

Description: This book for a general audience tells the story of how Einstein’s equations provided a succession of solutions describing possible universes. It follows the history of the discovery of all the different sorts of possible universes that we know about and introduces the characters involved. It describes the latest ideas about inflationary universes, quantum cosmology and multiverses, as well as the best buy model of the observable universe today.