[SOLVED] Julian Barbour's "End of Time"


by Mahlonslee
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Mahlonslee
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Jun23-03, 08:15 PM
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Hi all,

I'm new to these forums, have been trolling them for the past week and thought I'd post.

Was in the bookstore yesterday looking in the physics section and found a book called "The End of Time" by Julian Barbour and started reading into it. I'm a bit of an amateur and was just wondering if anyone else has read this and whether its worth the time at all, as his theories seem a bit far fetched and without much backing from the scientific community.

Well if any of you have read it and can offer up a review or an opinion I would be very much indebted to you.

Thanks again,
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Jun23-03, 08:53 PM
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I haven't read the book, but barbour is well known for his work on clarifying spacetime concepts.
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Jun24-03, 02:14 PM
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Welcome to Physics Forums, Mahlonslee!

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