Time is Real, Immortality is Next and We All Live 80 Milliseconds in the Past

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Tue, Sep 6th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this article on Discover Magazine, Sean Carroll explains ten things about time that we all should know.

"Time" is the most used noun in the English language, yet it remains a mystery. We've just completed an amazingly intense and rewarding multidisciplinary conference on the nature of time, and my brain is swimming with ideas and new questions. Rather than trying a summary (the talks will be online soon), here's my stab at a top ten list partly inspired by our discussions: the things everyone should know about time. [Update: all of these are things I think are true, after quite a bit of deliberation. Not everyone agrees, although of course they should.]

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