By Palle Yourgrau
In 1942, the philosopher Kurt Gödel and Albert Einstein grew to become shut associates; they walked to and from their places of work on a daily basis, replacing rules approximately technology, philosophy, politics, and the misplaced international of German technology. by means of 1949, Gödel had produced a extraordinary evidence: In any universe defined via the speculation of Relativity, time can't exist. Einstein counseled this end result reluctantly yet he may possibly locate no method to refute it, when you consider that then, neither has someone else. but cosmologists and philosophers alike have proceeded as though this discovery was once by no means made. In A international with no Time, Palle Yourgrau units out to revive Gödel to his rightful position in heritage, telling the tale of 2 wonderful minds wear the shelf via the clinical models in their day, and makes an attempt to rescue the bright paintings they did jointly.
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