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  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780141984964
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $24.00

The Order of Time




The number 1 bestseller from the superstar physicist hailed as 'the new Hawking' (Sunday Times)

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, art and philosophy, Carlo Rovelli unravels this mystery, inviting us to imagine a world where time is in us and we are not in time.

  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780141984964
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $24.00

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The Order of Time: Carlo Rovelli explains that time doesn't really exist

The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics introduces the mysteries of time, further explored in his new book, The Order of Time. 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 idea we have of it. From Einstein to quantum theory and beyond, 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. The Order of Time will be available in hardback and in audiobook read by Benedict Cumberbatch on April 26th 2018 Pre-order now: https://amzn.to/2vaq6cw View a trailer for the book, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EthxLecFVcM Director: Ed Fenwick Interviewer: Sam Voulters

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Benedict Cumberbatch on The Order of Time

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the opening of ‘The Order of Time’ by Carlo Rovelli, the new book about the meaning of time from the bestselling author of ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics’. 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. Art Direction: Sam Aldridge / Joseph Botcherby Animation & 3D: Sam Aldridge Illustration: Joseph Botcherby Sound Design: Giovanni Civitenga

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