Wir verwenden Cookies, um Ihnen die bestmögliche Nutzererfahrung auf unserer Website zu bieten und erlauben das Setzen von Drittanbieter-Cookies. Durch die Nutzung unserer Website stimmen Sie zu, dass Cookies auf Ihrem Gerät gespeichert werden. Weitere Informationen zu den verwendeten Cookies, und zu ihrer Deaktivierung finden Sie hier.
The Order of Time

The Order of Time

von Carlo Rovelli


Inhalt - THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning ... mehr zum Inhalt

sofort lieferbar, versandkostenfrei (Inland)
lagernd in: Schottengasse 4, 1010 Wien

€ 13,90

Ins Kuppitsch-Sackerl

Express-Reservierung

Express-Lieferung

auf die Wunschliste

Sicheres Einkaufen bei Kuppitsch

Taschenbuch
224 Seiten
196 mm x 128 mm

2019 Penguin UK; Penguin
ISBN 978-0-14-198496-4

Besprechung

Extraordinary. . . you should read it Nick Hornby Believer


Langtext

THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning of time

'We are time. We are this space, this clearing opened by the traces of memory inside the connections between our neurons. We are memory. We are nostalgia. We are longing for a future that will not come'

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. Enlightening and consoling, The Order of Time shows that to understand ourselves we need to reflect on time -- and to understand time we need to reflect on ourselves.

Translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre


Biografische Anmerkung zu den Verfassern

Rovelli, Carlo
Carlo Rovelli is a theoretical physicist who has made significant contributions to the physics of space and time. He has worked in Italy and the US, and is currently directing the quantum gravity research group of the Centre de physique théorique in Marseille, France. His books Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Reality Is Not What It Seems are international bestsellers translated into forty-one languages.

© 2014 - BÜCHER KUPPITSCH ZENTRALE | Schottengasse 4 | 1010 Wien | Tel.: +43 (0)1 533 32 68 | info@kuppitsch.at Mobilversion | Impressum | Sitemap | AGB