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Mysteries of modern physics : time. Season 1 [electronic resource] / Sean Carroll.

Carroll, Sean M., 1966- (author,, speaker.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 3 Keeping Time Episode 8 Time in Quantum Mechanics Episode 21 Evolution of the Universe Episode 22 The Big Bang Episode 24 Approaches to the Arrow of Time Episode 1 Why Time Is a Mystery Episode 7 Time Reversal in Particle Physics Episode 9 Entropy and Counting Episode 10 Playing with Entropy Episode 11 The Past Hypothesis Episode 12 Memory, Causality, and Action Episode 13 Boltzmann Brains Episode 14 Complexity and Life Episode 19 Time Travel Episode 20 Black Hole Entropy Episode 23 The Multiverse Episode 2 What Is Time? Episode 4 Time's Arrow Episode 5 The Second Law of Thermodynamics Episode 6 Reversibility and the Laws of Physics Episode 15 The Perception of Time Episode 16 Memory and Consciousness Episode 17 Time and Relativity Episode 18 Curved Spacetime and Black Holes.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Sean Carroll, California Institute of Technology.
Summary, etc.:
Time seems to be woven into the very fabric of the universe. But why? In 24 riveting half-hour episodes, Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time shows how a feature of the world that we all experience connects us to the instant of the formation of the universe-and possibly to a multiverse that is unimaginably larger and more varied than the known cosmos.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Time.
General relativity (Physics)

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