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From Aristotle to Albert Einstein, Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, he takes us on a wondrous journey to show us that beyond our ever-changing idea of reality is a whole new world that has yet to be discovered.

What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains how our image of the world has changed throughout centuries. From Aristotle to Albert Einstein, Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, he takes us on a wondrous journey to show us that beyond our ever-changing idea of reality is a whole new world that has yet to be discovered.

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The physicist transforming how we see the universe

Financial Times

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  • Paperback

    9780141983219

    June 19, 2017

    Penguin Press

    272 pages

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  • Hardback

    9780241257968

    November 15, 2016

    Allen Lane

    256 pages

    RRP $45.00

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    9780241257975

    October 6, 2016

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

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Also by Carlo Rovelli

The Order of Time
Seven Brief Lessons On Physics

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