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No Time Like the Present?
Mary Leng, Barry Lee & Chris Fewster

  • Wednesday 15 June 2016, 6.30PM to 8:00pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • P/L/002, Physics Exhibition Centre, University of York (map)
  • Wheelchair accessible

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We like to think that ‘now’ is special, a distinctive moment of reality between a past that no longer exists and a future that is yet to be.  We see ourselves as moving forward through time, taking the present moment with us. But is that moment the same for everyone – or as Einstein’s theories suggest, might what is present depend on how fast you are moving? Join Mary Leng, Barry Lee and Chris Fewster of the University of York for a mind-boggling trip through the philosophy and physics of time.

About the speakers

Dr Mary Leng and Dr Barry Lee are Lecturers in the University of York’s Department of Philosophy, while Chris Fewster is a Professor in York’s Department of Mathematics.

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