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Nicos
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Mehso-so

I felt the author could have used better analogies to get across complex ideas. Books like these should be read and reviewed by lay people rather than peers.

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IndoorDame
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Pickpick

Did I understand ALL the science in this? No. But I actually understood almost all of it. The premise of explaining physics without any math was perfect for someone like me. I also particularly appreciated the links Zukav made between (then) cutting edge science and centuries old eastern philosophy, as that was something that had bearing on my own life. #Pantone2023 #Tangelo #Roll100 #Sharreadathon @Clwojick @PuddleJumper @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

IndoorDame I haven‘t decided if I‘m going to seek out what has changed since this publication in more hard science type books, but either way I‘m glad to have this base knowledge. 7d
Clwojick Great colour match! Way to go! 7d
Leftcoastzen I remember liking it a lot , but read it years ago . Always loved the cover. 7d
PuddleJumper 🎉🎉 7d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️🎊❤️ 7d
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IndoorDame
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I love it when someone points out the literal meaning of a word that I‘ve just never bothered to notice before. It‘s like this amazing light goes on! I think the first time that happened to me was with sour-cream 😂

Lindy 🍋🐄😜 1w
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StellaB
The Order of Time | Carlo Rovelli
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Mehso-so

A concise exploration of time from the perspective of theoretical physics. The author elegantly weaves in references to literature and philosophy, which makes it very readable. I wouldn‘t want to claim to have understood every single concept in the book, but those I did understand I found were being treated a little repetitively. The audiobook is read with thoughtful gravity by Benedict Cumberbatch.

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IndoorDame
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I‘m entertained that they‘ve chosen to format this with every section as Part 1 and every chapter as Chapter 1. I expect this will prove to be a subtle form of teaching one of the main concepts.

wanderinglynn Sounds interesting. 2w
IndoorDame @wanderinglynn so far it is! It was written in ‘79 so if you‘re just looking for a science text I‘d go with something current, but it was a huge sensation when it came out amongst the crowd who were obsessed with Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, so I‘m enjoying it partly for its own merits and partly to get a feel for that moment in time. 2w
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IndoorDame
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Starting one of my #Roll100 books today. I‘ve owned this for 25 years and never gotten past the introduction, but I have a better background understanding of quantum mechanics than when I first picked it up, and am excited to see where this intersection of science and philosophy goes. @PuddleJumper

KathyWheeler My husband is a physicist who enjoys philosophy. He read this book years ago and loved it. I hope you like it too. 2w
IndoorDame @KathyWheeler thanks! Off to a good start :) 2w
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wanderinglynn
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Last #bookhaul of 2022. My mom gave me an early birthday present.

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Lauredhel
Owls | Valerie Bodden
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Can't stop won't stop #litsycrafters

Sleepswithbooks So cute 🥰 2mo
StaceGhost I love these!! 2mo
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AmyG Adorable! 2mo
Read4life So cute & I love the colors. 2mo
Catsandbooks These are adorable!! 4w
Lauredhel All the owls I put in the little free library are gone now :) 4w
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