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Carlo Rovelli
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Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovlli, the author, was born in 1956 in Verona, Italy. He researches quantum mechanics, including loop quantum gravity, which he explains in Chapter 5. He is also investigating whether time is validated by physical laws or if it is an illusion. He studied physics, obtaining a PhD, at the universities in Bologna, Padova, and Trento. He has also worked at the Aix-Marseille Université, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Syracuse University, and Yale. And he has taught history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh.

Additionally, Rovelli writes – for newspapers, scientific books, general audience books, and more than 200 scientific articles. His other popular books include Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity, The first scientist Anaximander and his legacy, and What is time, what is space? He writes columns for the Italian newspapers Il Sole 24 Ore and La Repubblica that are personal...

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