What was this book I read? Published in last 10 years, it had something like an explanation in layman's terms of the physics of
time & why time is perceived by our consciousness as a flow.
Can't recall much more than that I'm afraid.
posted by canoehead
on Oct 29, 2012 -
In the From Eternity to Here episode of the Science Talk podcast, Sean Carroll says that without entropy there could be no memory. Could you provide an explanation of why that is to somebody who's very much a layperson when it comes to thermodynamics? [more inside]
posted by willnot
on Apr 21, 2011 -
AskMeFi Physics folk: How do astronomers account for the temporal distinctiveness of their galactic subjects in their calculations?
I understand that observations of the red shift of quasars delinates a speed increase in the expansion of the universe - yet my brain explodes when I try to understand how the enormous expanse of time is factored into these models. [more inside]
posted by 0bvious
on Apr 9, 2006 -