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136 Pages | 25 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198832669


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Time: A Very Short Introduction

Jenann Ismael

Very Short Introductions

  • 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