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Now: The Physics of Time


“Now” is a simple yet elusive concept.

You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond. Einstein showed that the flow of time is affected by both velocity and gravity, yet he despaired at his failure to explain the meaning of “now.” Equally puzzling: why does time flow? Some physicists…

Now The Physics Of Time

ISBN 10 : 9780393285246
ISBN 13 : 0393285243

“Now” is a simple yet elusive concept. You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmati..


Now

ISBN 10 : 0393354814
ISBN 13 : 9780393354812

You are reading the word "now" right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment "now" so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, an..


Now

ISBN 10 : 0393285235
ISBN 13 : 9780393285239

You are reading the word now right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment now so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and mo..


The End Of Time

ISBN 10 : 9780199881895
ISBN 13 : 0199881898

Richard Feynman once quipped that "Time is what happens when nothing else does." But Julian Barbour disagrees: if nothing happened, if nothing changed, then time would stop. For ti..


About Time

ISBN 10 : 9780141951980
ISBN 13 : 0141951982

This is a book about the meaning of time, what it is, when it has started, how it flows and where to. It examines the consequences of Einstein's theory of relativity and offers sta..


Physics For Future Presidents The Science Behind The Headlines

ISBN 10 : 0393069885
ISBN 13 : 9780393069884

A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller We live in complicated, dangerous times. Present and future presidents need to know if North Korea's nascent nuclear capability is a genuine th..


Seven Brief Lessons On Physics

ISBN 10 : 9780399184437
ISBN 13 : 0399184430

Look out for Carlo Rovelli's next book, Reality Is Not What It Seems. Instant New York Times Bestseller “One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall St..


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