Reality Is Not What It Seems

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by Carlo Rovelli

‘The physicist transforming how we see the universe’ (Financial Times)

‘An utter joy’ (Adam Rutherford)

‘A hugely engaging book… Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide’ (Manjit Kumar Prospect)

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey To Quantum Gravity

Do space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture?
Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. In this mind-expanding book, he shows how our understanding of reality has changed throughout centuries, from Democritus to loop quantum gravity. Taking us on a wondrous journey, he invites us to imagine a whole new world where black holes are waiting to explode, spacetime is made up of grains, and infinity does not exist — a vast universe still largely undiscovered.

About the Author

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist and writer who has worked in Italy, the United States and, since 2000, in France. He works mainly in the field of quantum gravity and is a founder of loop quantum gravity theory. He has also worked in the history and philosophy of science.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.9 × 08 × 19.8 cm