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Alan Burdick Why Time Flies

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Alan Burdick Why Time Flies
Alan Burdick Why Time Flies
Type : epub |
Size : 2.87 MB |
English |

Descirption: "[Why Time Flies] captures us. Because it opens up a well of fascinating queries and gives us a glimpse of what has become an ever more deepening mystery for humans: the nature of time." -The New York Review of Books

"Erudite and informative, a joy with many small treasures." -Science

"Time" is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it's always on our minds and it advances through every living moment. But what is time, exactly? Do children experience it the same way adults do? Why does it seem to slow down when we're bored and speed by as we get older? How and why does time fly?
In this witty and meditative exploration, award-winning author and New Yorker staff writer Alan Burdick takes readers on a personal quest to understand how time gets in us and why we perceive it the way we do. In the company of scientists, he visits the most accurate clock in the world (which exists only on paper);...

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