Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

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Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

2012

Time seems to be woven into the very fabric of the universe. But why? In 24 riveting half-hour episodes, Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time shows how a feature of the world that we all experience connects us to the instant of...

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In This Series

Why Time Is a Mystery
Episode 1
Why Time Is a Mystery
What Is Time?
Episode 2
What Is Time?
Keeping Time
Episode 3
Keeping Time
Time’s Arrow
Episode 4
Time’s Arrow
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Episode 5
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Reversibility and the Laws of Physics
Episode 6
Reversibility and the Laws of Physics
Time Reversal in Particle Physics
Episode 7
Time Reversal in Particle Physics
Time in Quantum Mechanics
Episode 8
Time in Quantum Mechanics
Entropy and Counting
Episode 9
Entropy and Counting
Playing with Entropy
Episode 10
Playing with Entropy
The Past Hypothesis
Episode 11
The Past Hypothesis
Memory, Causality, and Action
Episode 12
Memory, Causality, and Action
Boltzmann Brains
Episode 13
Boltzmann Brains
Complexity and Life
Episode 14
Complexity and Life
The Perception of Time
Episode 15
The Perception of Time
Memory and Consciousness
Episode 16
Memory and Consciousness
Time and Relativity
Episode 17
Time and Relativity
Curved Spacetime and Black Holes
Episode 18
Curved Spacetime and Black Holes
Time Travel
Episode 19
Time Travel
Black Hole Entropy
Episode 20
Black Hole Entropy
Evolution of the Universe
Episode 21
Evolution of the Universe
The Big Bang
Episode 22
The Big Bang
The Multiverse
Episode 23
The Multiverse
Approaches to the Arrow of Time
Episode 24
Approaches to the Arrow of Time