Until the End of Time

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“From the world-renowned physicist, co-founder of the World Science Festival, and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this utterly captivating exploration of deep time and humanity’s search for purpose. 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 th

Weight0.771 kg
Dimensions24.1 × 16.3 × 4.1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

xiii, 428

Language

English

Edition

First edition

Dewey

523.1 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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Instant New York Times Best-seller

From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity’s search for purpose.

“Few humans share Greene’s mastery of both the latest cosmological science and English prose.”
The New York Times (notable book of 2020)

Until the End of Time is Brian Greene’s breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to find meaning in the face of this vast expanse. Greene takes us on a journey from the big bang to the end of time, exploring how lasting structures formed, how life and mind emerged, and how we grapple with our existence through narrative, myth, religion, creative expression, science, the quest for truth, and a deep longing for the eternal. From particles to planets, consciousness to creativity, matter to meaning-Brian Greene allows us all to grasp and appreciate our fleeting but utterly exquisite moment in the cosmos.

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Weight0.771 kg
Dimensions24.1 × 16.3 × 4.1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

xiii, 428

Language

English

Edition

First edition

Dewey

523.1 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K