Time Since Einstein

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Albert Einstein shattered previous ideas about time, but left many pivotal questions unanswered: Does time have a beginning? An end? Why does it move in only one direction? Is it real, or something our minds impose on reality? Journalist John Hockenberry leads a distinguished panel, including renowned physicist Sir Roger Penrose and prominent philosopher David Albert, as they explore the nature of time.

This program is part of The Big Idea Series.

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Date: Saturday June 13, 2009
Time: 04:00 PM-05:30 PM
Venue: Gerald W. Lynch Theater
Moderator: John Hockenberry
Participants: David Z. Albert, Fotini Markopoulou-Kalamara, George Ellis, Michael Heller, Sir Roger Penrose

Albert Einstein shattered previous ideas about time, but left many pivotal questions unanswered: Does time have a beginning? An end? Why does it move in only one direction? Is it real, or something our minds impose on reality? Journalist John Hockenberry leads a distinguished panel, including renowned physicist Sir Roger Penrose and prominent philosopher David Albert, as they explore the nature of time. This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation....[Read more]

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Leon Montana
Leon Montana

To answer John Hockenberry's last question: Time is always now.