Carlo Rovelli

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Everything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and your place in the world in seven enlightening lessons

'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. And it's breathtaking'

These seven short lessons guide us, with simplicity and clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this beautiful and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Carlo Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. In under eighty pages, readers will understand the most transformative scientific discoveries of the twentieth century and what they mean for us. Not since Richard Feynman's celebrated best-seller Six Easy…
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The two pillars of twentieth-century physics – general relativity, of which I spoke in the first lesson and quantum mechanics, which I’m dealing with here – could not be more different from each other.
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the electromagnetic field

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