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Studium Generale | It's about Time | The Origin of Time - Eric Bergshoeff

When:Tu 06-10-2020 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

What is time exactly? Is it possible to go back in time? And how about making time stop ticking? Humans have been debating the concept of time for centuries.

As shown by St. Augustine, who gave it a try in his Confessions around 400 AD: “What then is time? If no one asks me, I know. If I wish to explain it to one that asketh, I know not.” Sixteen hundred years later we still haven’t figured it out, but physicist Eric Bergshoeff will try to get to the essence of ‘time’ with the help of the laws of physics. More Information