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Time: Poincare Seminar 2010
This eleventh volume in the Poincare Seminar Series presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the concept of Time, which poses some of the most challenging questions in science. Five articles, written by the Fields medalist C. Villani, the two outstanding theoretical physicists T. Damour and C. Jarzynski, the leading experimentalist C. Salomon, and the famous ...more
Hardcover, 215 pages
Published March 19th 2013 by Birkhauser
(first published June 30th 2012)
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The eleventh volume in proceedings from the Poincaré Seminars explores perspectives on time, specifically its directionality. The authors here explore the universe’s time-asymmetry through five articles. Contributing is Fields medalist Cédric Villani, theoretical physicists Thibault Damour and Christopher Jarzynski, experimentalist Christophe Salomon, and philosopher of science Huw Price. There is a concluding, one-page whimsical musing by Catherine de Mitry on a mythic Time in ...more