The Life of the Cosmos
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The Life of the Cosmos

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In The Life of the Cosmos, Lee Smolin offers a theory of the universe that is radically different from anything proposed before. He argues that 'The underlying structure of our world is to be found in the logic of evolution'. He departs from contemporary physicists to explore the idea that the laws of nature we observe may be the partial result a process of natural selection that occurred before the Big Bang.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 612.35g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195126645
  • 9780195126648
  • 278,468

Review quote

It is a pleasure to be reminded in detail of how extraordinary this world is. * Times Literary Supplement *show more

About Lee Smolin

Lee Smolin is Professor of Physics at the Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry at the Pennsylvania State University. As a theoretical physicist, he has contributed several key ideas to the search for a unification of quantum theory, cosmology, and relativity.show more

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