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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

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 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 : 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..


Time S Arrow And Archimedes Point

ISBN 10 : 0199839328
ISBN 13 : 9780199839322

Why is the future so different from the past? Why does the past affect the future and not the other way around? What does quantum mechanics really tell us about the world? In this ..


The Physics Of Time Reversal

ISBN 10 : 0226733319
ISBN 13 : 9780226733319

The notion that fundamental equations governing the motions of physical systems are invariant under the time reversal transformation (T) has been an important, but often subliminal..


Physics For Future Presidents The Science Behind The Headlines

ISBN 10 : 0393337111
ISBN 13 : 9780393337112

"A must-read for future presidents." --?New Scientist? We live in complicated, dangerous times. Barack Obama and his successors will need to know if Iran's nascent nuclear capabili..


Time Reborn

ISBN 10 : 9780547511726
ISBN 13 : 0547511728

A theoretical physicist and author of the controversial best-seller The Trouble with Physics describes his new approach for thinking about the reality of time and explains his theo..


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