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The universe next door : a journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures / edited by Frank Swain.

Swain, Frank, (editor.).

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  • ISBN: 9781473658677
  • ISBN: 1473658675
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : New Scientist, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Playing dice with the universe -- You're not here -- The fork in the road -- Life, but not as we know it -- What happens next? -- AD 100,000: journey to the deep future -- Journey's end.
Summary, etc.: "What if dinosaurs still ruled the Earth, the Russians got to the moon first, everyone became vegetarian or time itself flowed backwards? And that's just for starters ... What if the laws of physics were different? What if our machines become smarter than us? Or, if every human vanished tomorrow? The answers to these questions aren't just fun to consider, but reveal deep truths about our own existence. Join New Scientist on a thrilling journey through dozens of incredible but perfectly possible alternative realities - and rediscover your place in the universe" -- Back cover.
Subject: Science.
Quantum theory.
Universe.

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