What is time?

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What is time?

What is time? For physicists trying to understand the universe this is one of the key questions. Theoretical physicist Prof. Renate Loll on the mysteries of time.

We experience time as a steady forward flow of moments. But in physics, it’s a little bit more complicated than that. Time, as Einstein showed, is affected by gravity and motion. On a scale smaller than atoms, time may not exist at all. Theoretical physicist Prof. Renate Loll (RU) explains which questions about time science may be able to answer and why time may be key to understanding the universe.

In collaboration with the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, faculty of Science and the faculty of Humanities (UU).

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