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A 5-episode probe of our complex relationship with time – from how we think and talk about it, to how we experience it. Separating scientific truth from social construction to understand what it truly means to live with time.

A 5-episode probe of our complex relationship with time – from how we think and talk about it, to how we experience it. Separating scientific truth from social construction to understand what it truly means to live with time.
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United States

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A 5-episode probe of our complex relationship with time – from how we think and talk about it, to how we experience it. Separating scientific truth from social construction to understand what it truly means to live with time.

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@timelyapp

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English


Episodes

The Physics of Time

7/23/2019
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Time is seen as part of the fundamental grammar of the world. Yet there is little evidence proving it actually exists. With the help of quantum physicist Carlo Rovelli, this episode seeks to mop up some of the biggest misconceptions surrounding time — exploring the theories and hypotheses shaping our current scientific understanding of it. This episode in brief 1. Absolute Newtonian time | 03:00 We often think of time as a substance that lives outside of us and flows from past to future....

Duration:00:21:58

The Language of Time

6/24/2019
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“Time” is the most frequently used noun in the English language. But what are we actually talking about when we talk about time? This episode looks at time representations and referencing systems used by different cultures, to explore how far language can shape how we think about time. This episode in brief: 1. The spatial language of time | 03:45 Many cultures use the graphical model of space to understand time, but there are some pretty interesting differences in how the world’s...

Duration:00:29:33