By Palle Yourgrau
In 1942, the philosopher Kurt Gödel and Albert Einstein turned shut acquaintances; they walked to and from their workplaces each day, replacing rules approximately technological know-how, philosophy, politics, and the misplaced global of German technological know-how. via 1949, Gödel had produced a extraordinary evidence: In any universe defined by means of the speculation of Relativity, time can't exist. Einstein recommended this end result reluctantly yet he may possibly locate no solution to refute it, given 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 background, telling the tale of 2 incredible minds wear the shelf through the medical models in their day, and makes an attempt to rescue the intense paintings they did jointly.
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A World Without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein by Palle Yourgrau