Wrinkles in Time.

First Edition of Wrinkles in Time; Lengthily Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning Physicist George Smoot

Wrinkles in Time.

SMOOT, George and Keay Davidson.

$350.00

Item Number: 62011

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1993.

First edition of the story of “the scientific discovery of the century, if not all time” (Stephen Hawking). Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated endpapers, illustrated with 8 pages of color photographs and 50 line drawings. Inscribed by Smoot on the half-title page, “For John There is something about looking at the night sky that makes a person wonder Best Wishes George Smoot.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Gamarello.

Astrophysicist George Smoot spent decades pursuing the origin of the cosmos, "the holy grail of science," a relentless hunt that led him from the rain forests of Brazil to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. In his search he struggled against time, the elements, and the forces of ignorance and bureaucratic insanity. Finally, after years of research, Smoot and his dedicated team of Berkeley researchers succeeded in proving the unprovable—uncovering, inarguably and for all time, the secrets of the creation of the universe. Wrinkles in Time describes this startling discovery that would usher in a new scientific age—and win Smoot the Nobel Prize in Physics.

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