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Beyond Space and Time

What happened before the Big Bang? Carlo Rovelli's account of scientific discovery takes us to the very frontiers of what we know about the creation of our universe.

Do space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know.

He describes how our understanding of reality has changed throughout the centuries, from the philosophers and scientists of antiquity to contemporary researchers into quantum gravity.

Episode 5: Beyond Space and Time
What happened before the Big Bang? Rovelli's account of scientific discovery takes us to the very frontiers of what we know about the creation of our universe.

Author: Carlo Rovelli
Reader: Mark Meadows
Abridger/Producer: Sara Davies

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 3 Dec 2016 00:30

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Reader Mark Meadows
Author Carlo Rovelli
Abridger Sara Davies
Producer Sara Davies

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  • Fri 2 Dec 2016 09:45
  • Sat 3 Dec 2016 00:30

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