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“A Physicist Explains the ‘Greatest Remaining Mystery’: The nature of time.”

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Rovelli talks about time as a complex collection of layers and then strips away those layers, revealing “how the temporal structure of the world is different from our perception of it.” Rovelli is the sort of scientist who compares poet Rainer Maria Rilke’s “eternal current” to the idea of the “intrinsic difference between past and future.”

You can read my review of Carlo Rovelli’s The Order of Time in the June 24, 2018 edition of the Washington Post by clicking the image below.

The Order of Time

You can buy The Order of Time at Barnes & Noble.

Written by Joe Peschel

June 23rd, 2018 at 12:09 pm