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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Instant New York Times Bestseller "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."

Instant New York Times Bestseller "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."
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Instant New York Times Bestseller "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."

Language:

English

Length:

1h 45m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:24


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:30


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:53


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:32