The Order of Time

The Order of Time
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2018-05-08
ISBN 10: 0735216126
ISBN 13: 9780735216129
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of Time Book Review:

One of TIME’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, comes a concise, elegant exploration of time. Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike. For most readers this is unfamiliar terrain. We all experience time, but the more scientists learn about it, the more mysterious it remains. We think of it as uniform and universal, moving steadily from past to future, measured by clocks. Rovelli tears down these assumptions one by one, revealing a strange universe where at the most fundamental level time disappears. He explains how the theory of quantum gravity attempts to understand and give meaning to the resulting extreme landscape of this timeless world. Weaving together ideas from philosophy, science and literature, he suggests that our perception of the flow of time depends on our perspective, better understood starting from the structure of our brain and emotions than from the physical universe. Already a bestseller in Italy, and written with the poetic vitality that made Seven Brief Lessons on Physics so appealing, The Order of Time offers a profoundly intelligent, culturally rich, novel appreciation of the mysteries of time.

The Order of Time

The Order of Time
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher: Riverhead Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2019-12-10
ISBN 10: 0735216118
ISBN 13: 9780735216112
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of Time Book Review:

One of TIME's Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, comes a concise, elegant exploration of time. Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike. For most readers this is unfamiliar terrain. We all experience time, but the more scientists learn about it, the more mysterious it remains. We think of it as uniform and universal, moving steadily from past to future, measured by clocks. Rovelli tears down these assumptions one by one, revealing a strange universe where at the most fundamental level time disappears. He explains how the theory of quantum gravity attempts to understand and give meaning to the resulting extreme landscape of this timeless world. Weaving together ideas from philosophy, science and literature, he suggests that our perception of the flow of time depends on our perspective, better understood starting from the structure of our brain and emotions than from the physical universe. Already a bestseller in Italy, and written with the poetic vitality that made Seven Brief Lessons on Physics so appealing, The Order of Time offers a profoundly intelligent, culturally rich, novel appreciation of the mysteries of time.

The Order of Time

The Order of Time
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2018-04-26
ISBN 10: 0241292530
ISBN 13: 9780241292532
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of Time Book Review:

'A dazzling book ... the new Stephen Hawking' Sunday Times 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

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2016-03-01
ISBN 10: 0399184430
ISBN 13: 9780399184437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Book Review:

The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Order of Time and Reality Is Not What It Seems “One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall Street Journal “Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics.”—The New York Times Book Review This playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics briskly explains Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. Carlo Rovelli, a renowned theoretical physicist, is a delightfully poetic and philosophical scientific guide. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. The book celebrates the joy of discovery. “Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world,” Rovelli writes. “And it’s breathtaking.”

The Order of Time

The Order of Time
Author: Scott Southall
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2020-01-21
ISBN 10: 9780648695400
ISBN 13: 0648695409
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of Time Book Review:

"If you're into secret societies, time-travel, deadly assassins, evil priests, and vengeful gods then I've got a story for you..." Unlike most twins, Anastasia and Edward Upston are complete opposites. Despite their differences they are inseparable and tackle the highs and lows of sixth grade together. Then: life gets complicated.

The Order of the Day

The Order of the Day
Author: Eric Vuillard
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-01-10
ISBN 10: 1509889981
ISBN 13: 9781509889983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of the Day Book Review:

'A thoroughly gripping and mesmerising work of black comedy and political disaster' - Guardian Winner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt Éric Vuillard’s gripping novel The Order of the Day tells the story of the pivotal meetings which took place between the European powers in the run-up to World War Two. What emerges is a fascinating and incredibly moving account of failed diplomacy, broken relationships, and the catastrophic momentum which led to conflict. The titans of German industry – set to prosper under the Nazi government – gather to lend their support to Adolf Hitler. The Austrian Chancellor realizes too late that he has wandered into a trap, as Hitler delivers the ultimatum that will lay the groundwork for Germany’s annexation of Austria. Winston Churchill joins Neville Chamberlain for a farewell luncheon held in honour of Joachim von Ribbentrop: German Ambassador to England, soon to be Foreign Minister in the Nazi government, and future defendant at the Nuremberg trials. Suffused with dramatic tension, this unforgettable novel tells the tragic story of how the actions of a few powerful men brought the world to the brink of war.

Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time
Author: Dean Buonomano
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 0393247953
ISBN 13: 9780393247954
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time Book Review:

"Beautifully written, eloquently reasoned…Mr. Buonomano takes us off and running on an edifying scientific journey." —Carol Tavris, Wall Street Journal In Your Brain Is a Time Machine, leading neuroscientist Dean Buonomano embarks on an "immensely engaging" exploration of how time works inside the brain (Barbara Kiser, Nature). The human brain, he argues, is a complex system that not only tells time, but creates it; it constructs our sense of chronological movement and enables "mental time travel"—simulations of future and past events. These functions are essential not only to our daily lives but to the evolution of the human race: without the ability to anticipate the future, mankind would never have crafted tools or invented agriculture. This virtuosic work of popular science will lead you to a revelation as strange as it is true: your brain is, at its core, a time machine.

The Order of Things

The Order of Things
Author: Michel Foucault
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2005-08-18
ISBN 10: 1134499140
ISBN 13: 9781134499144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Order of Things Book Review:

When one defines "order" as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the most significant, yet most overlooked, works of the twentieth century. Eclipsed by his later work on power and discourse, nonetheless it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant. Pirouetting around the outer edge of language, Foucault unsettles the surface of literary writing. In describing the limitations of our usual taxonomies, he opens the door onto a whole new system of thought, one ripe with what he calls "exotic charm". Intellectual pyrotechnics from the master of critical thinking, this book is crucial reading for those who wish to gain insight into that odd beast called Postmodernism, and a must for any fan of Foucault.

The Curse of Lord Stanstead

The Curse of Lord Stanstead
Author: Mia Marlowe
Publsiher: Entangled: Select Historical
Total Pages: 295
Release: 2015-07-28
ISBN 10: 1633753778
ISBN 13: 9781633753778
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curse of Lord Stanstead Book Review:

London, 1819. Wherever Cassandra Darkin goes, fire is sure to follow. It's not until she's swept into the arms of a handsome, infuriating stranger that she learns she's responsible for the fires. As it turns out, Cassandra is a fire mage...and with her gift comes a blazing desire for sins of the flesh. With his pretenatural ability to influence the thoughts of others, Garrett Sterling is sent to gather Cassandra for the Order of the M.U.SE. He's entirely unprepared for his immediate attraction to the comely little firestarter. But it's an attraction that he must quell, even as his body craves her touch and her fiery, sensual hunger. For Garrett's gift has a dark side...and the moment he begins to care too much for Cassandra, he knows he will doom her to an inescapable fate. The Order of the M.U.S.E. series is best enjoyed in order. Reading Order: Book #1 The Curse of Lord Stanstead Book #2 The Madness of Lord Westfall Book #3 The Lost Soul of Lord Badewyn

The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time

The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time
Author: Roberto Mangabeira Unger,Lee Smolin
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 566
Release: 2014-12-08
ISBN 10: 1107074061
ISBN 13: 9781107074064
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time Book Review:

Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin argue for a revolution in our cosmological ideas. Ideal for non-scientists, physicists and cosmologists.

Reality Is Not What It Seems

Reality Is Not What It Seems
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2017-01-24
ISBN 10: 0735213941
ISBN 13: 9780735213944
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reality Is Not What It Seems Book Review:

“The man who makes physics sexy . . . the scientist they’re calling the next Stephen Hawking.” —The Times Magazine From the New York Times–bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are the elementary ingredients of the world? Do time and space exist? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions. He tells us how our understanding of reality has changed over the centuries and how physicists think about the structure of the universe today. In elegant and accessible prose, Rovelli takes us on a wondrous journey from Democritus to Albert Einstein, from Michael Faraday to gravitational waves, and from classical physics to his own work in quantum gravity. As he shows us how the idea of reality has evolved over time, Rovelli offers deeper explanations of the theories he introduced so concisely in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics. This book culminates in a lucid overview of quantum gravity, the field of research that explores the quantum nature of space and time, seeking to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity. Rovelli invites us to imagine a marvelous world where space breaks up into tiny grains, time disappears at the smallest scales, and black holes are waiting to explode—a vast universe still largely undiscovered.

What is Time? What is Space?

What is Time? What is Space?
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 9788883232947
ISBN 13: 8883232941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What is Time? What is Space? Book Review:

Anaximander

Anaximander
Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2016-09
ISBN 10: 9781594162626
ISBN 13: 159416262X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anaximander Book Review:

"Marvelous. . . . A wonderful book."--Humana.Mente "Rovelli is the dream author to conduct us on this journey."--Nonfiction.fr "At this point in time, when the prestige of science is at a low and even simple issues like climate change are mired in controversy, Carlo Rovelli gives us a necessary reflection on what science is, and where it comes from. Rovelli is a deeply original thinker, so it is not surprising that he has novel views on the important questions of the nature and origin of science."--Lee Smolin, founding member and researcher at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and author of The Trouble with Physics Winner of the Prix du Livre Haute Maurienne de l'Astronomie Carlo Rovelli, a leading theoretical physicist, uses the figure of Anaximander as the starting point for an examination of scientific thinking itself: its limits, its strengths, its benefits to humankind, and its controversial relationship with religion. Anaximander, the sixth-century BC Greek philosopher, is often called the first scientist because he was the first to suggest that order in the world was due to natural forces, not supernatural ones. He is the first person known to understand that the Earth floats in space; to believe that the sun, the moon, and the stars rotate around it--seven centuries before Ptolemy; to argue that all animals came from the sea and evolved; and to posit that universal laws control all change in the world. Anaximander taught Pythagoras, who would build on Anaximander's scientific theories by applying mathematical laws to natural phenomena. In the award-winning The First Scientist: Anaximander and His Legacy, translated here for the first time in English, Rovelli restores Anaximander to his place in the history of science by carefully reconstructing his theories from what is known to us and examining them in their historical and philosophical contexts. Rovelli demonstrates that Anaximander's discoveries and theories were decisive influences, putting Western culture on its path toward a scientific revolution. Developing this connection, Rovelli redefines science as a continuous redrawing of our conceptual image of the world. He concludes that scientific thinking--the legacy of Anaximander--is only reliable when it constantly tests the limits of our current knowledge.

Mystified

Mystified
Author: Elle Laudan
Publsiher: Passion in Print Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-06-01
ISBN 10: 9781608203741
ISBN 13: 1608203743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mystified Book Review:

Tokoda's rock 'n roll lifestyle comes to an abrupt halt when he is called back home. He climbs on his Harley and heads back to Spirit Island where Native American legends are known to come to life. Nara is intent on preserving her Ojibwa heritage, and couldn't be happier about her former crush coming back to the Island, and is even happier when the sexy musician finds his way into her bed. The rekindled lovers are thrown back in time, but in opposite directions. Tokoda and Nara must overcome the barbaric Sioux tribe to find one another and look for a way to return to their own time. $1 from each copy of Mystified sold will go to Mark's Run for A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disiease)

Shadow of the Last Men

Shadow of the Last Men
Author: J. M. Salyards
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013-08
ISBN 10: 9780989303569
ISBN 13: 098930356X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shadow of the Last Men Book Review:

In the frozen wastes of the distant future, a killer known as Harrow prepares for his final battle. Technocratic elites have poisoned his world and left his entire people enslaved, destitute, and depraved. Now he willing to shed the last tatters of his humanity to wreak his vengeance. In this first volume of the Next Man Saga, J.M. Salyards presents a novel that sweeps from the apocalyptic Outlands to the palatial luxury of the Third Enclave, and finds Harrow about to begin a war of annihilation. Before he can, he discovers allies who might bring him back from the brink. A psycho-spiritualist teenage boy and an exiled princess of the overlords may give Harrow a final tether to life. As wills and fists collide, the unwilling hero must choose between a future beyond his victory, or death as his only chance for peace.

The Mendelssohnian Theory

The Mendelssohnian Theory
Author: Dor Toker
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2015-10-13
ISBN 10: 9781517505981
ISBN 13: 1517505984
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mendelssohnian Theory Book Review:

The Mendelssohnian Theory: A Path through Destiny A tale of a boy who grew up as a hunted man then became a hunter. In the future, Adam, 16, a Jewish resident of the dome-covered Jewish Reservation is discovered to be the last step in the chain to make mankind a higher sophisticated being. Chased by powers and corporations wishing to put their hands on him and use his special skills for the realization of their own gains, the boy escapes across the solar system. They killed his parents, hurt his friends and now they try to prevent him from working alone. Adam fights for his life and for the right to control his own fate. Even in a world as complex as the Earth, a single person has the power to change his own destiny and the future determination of all mankind. Imagine a world made by unknown creators, a world that makes sense only by assembling a puzzle, which is a part of a larger enigmatic operation. A world tangled up in probabilistic chains that lead to human and technological progress. Completing this puzzle would lead to a quantum leap in human progression. This is the essence of the official religion on the future Earth of this story. The Mendelssohnian Theory is based on the teachings of one great man: Moshe Mendelssohn.

Rogues of Bindar

Rogues of Bindar
Author: Chris Turner
Publsiher: Innersky Books
Total Pages: 816
Release: 2012-02-08
ISBN 10: 9781927117569
ISBN 13: 1927117569
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rogues of Bindar Book Review:

High fantasy adventure: the complete saga . . . A disenchanted fisherman seeks a more enriching existence than shucking clams on Heagram

Does Not Have Much Time

Does Not Have Much Time
Author: Anshu Paul,Debangshu Das
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 102
Release: 2017-10-15
ISBN 10: 9781978277281
ISBN 13: 1978277288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Does Not Have Much Time Book Review:

sometimes life gives you a "u turn" . this book is all about how life changes when feelings comes in to play in several times of a immature boy.

The Book, the Wand, the Magic

The Book, the Wand, the Magic
Author: Michael J. Siddall,Olivia M. J. Siddall
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Pub
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2012-10-29
ISBN 10: 9781499524642
ISBN 13: 1499524641
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book, the Wand, the Magic Book Review:

Olivia believes in miracles, magic and fairy folk and always will. Her brother, Sam, a temperamental, sceptical cynic doesn't and never will. But when a gust of wind in her dad's old potting shed dislodges a wand and a hidden book that are positively ancient, it writes itself. Then things get seriously strange for Olivia, her brother, mother, father and friends as ghostly occurrences seem to be the order of the day.

Lustily Ever After

Lustily Ever After
Author: Cherry Wild,Sophia Soror
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2016-07-28
ISBN 10: 9780997001136
ISBN 13: 0997001135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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