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In fact, we can't blame him for his failure.
Carroll is an excellent writer, and is able to translate what could be difficult ideas of physics into something that layman can understand.
This is the first book I have read by Sean Carroll, and I found in it an elegant discussion on the concept of the arrow of time.
Working in computer science I've always been fascinated by the concept of information, entropy, complexity, reversibility and how they are intertwined with physics and time (yes I... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jose Castro
I have no science background, so I have to reread pages occasionally, but the author is excellent at explaining complicated ideas. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Cathleen
This book covers topics in quantum mechanics, cosmology, philosophy focusing on the concept of the arrow of time. Read morePublished 17 days ago by booklover
The subtitle of this book is a bit misleading, the book is not really about time. The main topics are entropy, the arrow of time, and cosmology. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hugh Mannfield
Mr. Carroll writes lucidly, if not as well as Kip Thorne in his book on Black Holes.
Time is indeed problematic. Read more
In my opinion, this book fell short by (i) not providing a central premise and then providing a proof for the premise, and (ii) not providing the reader with sufficient information... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John S. Reid
I loved that this book explores the intersection between entropy, the cosmos, and life, among other things. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bradley D. Swanson
The nice thing about this book is that it draws together all the research on the topic of time and entropy and encapsulates in an easy to understand format. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Front to Back