Introduces readers to the current physical understanding of the direction of time, from the Second Law of Thermodynamics to the emergence of complexity and life
Discusses the implications of the theory of relativity, including time dilation, space contraction, and the possibility of time travel
Analyses time as it is encountered in human experience, with an emphasis on temporal perception and memory
Explores the philosophical developments accompanying the progress of the physics of time
Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide
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