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Is Time Real?

  • Marcello Cini

Abstract

We first give a detailed historical analysis of the different representations of change and time. After that we discuss the question of reversibility and irreversibility in the classical and in the quantum world. We shall follow the good practice of going from the simpler to the more complicated.

Keywords

Classical mechanics Statistical physics Quantum mechanics Irreversibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcello Cini
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità La SapienzaRomeItaly
  2. 2.INFM, Sez. di RomaRomeItaly

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