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The order of time

The order of time

Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- author; Carnell, Simon, 1962- translator; Segre, Erica, translator

Time is a mystery that does not cease to puzzle us. Philosophers, artists and poets have long explored its meaning while scientists have found that its structure is different from the simple intuition we have of it. From Boltzmann to quantum theory, from Einstein to loop quantum gravity, our understanding of time has been undergoing radical transformations. Time flows at a different speed in different places, the past and the future differ far less than we might think, and the very notion of the present evaporates in the vast universe. With his extraordinary charm and sense of wonder, bringing together science, philosophy and art, Carlo Rovelli unravels this mystery, inviting us to imagine a world where time is in us and we are not in time

Hardback, Book. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Erica Segre and Siman Carnell
ISBN: 0241292522, 9780241292525
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Translated from the Italian.
Physical Description: 213 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm
Subject: Time.; Popular Science and Mathematics.; Popular Science.
Uniform Title: Ordine del tempo. English