This Time – What a Strange Turn of Events!

Gibbs, Philip (2010) This Time – What a Strange Turn of Events! Prespacetime Journal, 1 (2). pp. 162-171. ISSN 2153-8301

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In relativity time is bound to space by the symmetries of spacetime. In the general theory the symmetry is covariance under diffeomorphisms but in string theory this extends to the full permutation group acting on spacetime events. This huge symmetry has profound implications for the nature of time, causality and the way we see our place in the universe.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:arrow of time, spacetime, relativity, information, relational physics, origin of time, Big Bang, white hole, event-symmetric, string theory, holographic principle, hidden symmetry
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics > QC01 Quantum mechanics
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Deposited By: Dr Philip Gibbs
Deposited On:21 Feb 2010 18:46
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