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Carlo Rovelli quotes: Every cubic centimeter of space, and every second that passes, is the result of this dancing foam of extremely small quanta. Every cubic centimeter of space, and every second that passes, is the result of this dancing foam of extremely small quanta.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Our intuitions have developed on the basis of our limited experience. Our intuitions have developed on the basis of our limited experience.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and beauty of the world. And it's breathtaking. Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and beauty of the world. And it's breathtaking.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: due to the limitations of our consciousness we perceive only a blurred vision of the world and live in time. due to the limitations of our consciousness we perceive only a blurred vision of the world and live in time.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: What does what we know or don't know have to do with the laws that govern the world? What does what we know or don't know have to do with the laws that govern the world?
Carlo Rovelli quotes: what does it mean, our being free to make decisions, if our behavior does nothing but follow the predetermined laws of nature? what does it mean, our being free to make decisions, if our behavior does nothing but follow the predetermined laws of nature?
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Life on Earth gives only a small taste of what can happen in the universe. Life on Earth gives only a small taste of what can happen in the universe.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Don't trust your teachers. Don't trust your teachers.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: The present is like the flatness of Earth: an illusion. We The present is like the flatness of Earth: an illusion. We
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Scientific answers are not definitive: they are, almost by definition, the best ones that we have at any given time. Consider Scientific answers are not definitive: they are, almost by definition, the best ones that we have at any given time. Consider
Carlo Rovelli quotes: We not only learn, but we also learn to gradually change our conceptual framework and to adapt it to what we learn. We not only learn, but we also learn to gradually change our conceptual framework and to adapt it to what we learn.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Space is created by the interaction of individual quanta of gravity. Space is created by the interaction of individual quanta of gravity.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Science begins with a vision". Science begins with a vision".
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Without clues, we search in the wrong directions. Without evidence, a theory is not reliable. Without clues, we search in the wrong directions. Without evidence, a theory is not reliable.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Is there not perhaps a contradiction between our feeling of freedom and the rigor, as we now understand it, with which things operate in the world? Is there not perhaps a contradiction between our feeling of freedom and the rigor, as we now understand it, with which things operate in the world?
Carlo Rovelli quotes: It is hardly surprising that there are more things in heaven and earth, dear reader, than have been dreamed of in our philosophy - or in our physics. It is hardly surprising that there are more things in heaven and earth, dear reader, than have been dreamed of in our philosophy - or in our physics.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: we have realized that it is our immediate intuitions that are imprecise: we have realized that it is our immediate intuitions that are imprecise:
Carlo Rovelli quotes: What opens our minds and shows the limits of our ideas is an encounter with other people, other cultures, other ideas. What opens our minds and shows the limits of our ideas is an encounter with other people, other cultures, other ideas.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: The world of quantum mechanics is not a world of objects: it is a world of events. The world of quantum mechanics is not a world of objects: it is a world of events.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Genius hesitates. Genius hesitates.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Time sits at the center of the tangle of problems raised by the intersection of gravity, quantum mechanics, and thermodynamics. Time sits at the center of the tangle of problems raised by the intersection of gravity, quantum mechanics, and thermodynamics.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: It must not be claimed that anyone can sense time by itself apart from the movement of things. LUCRETIUS, De rerum natura1 It must not be claimed that anyone can sense time by itself apart from the movement of things. LUCRETIUS, De rerum natura1
Carlo Rovelli quotes: In quantum mechanics no object has a definite position, except when colliding headlong with something else. In quantum mechanics no object has a definite position, except when colliding headlong with something else.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: The world is complex, and we capture it with different languages, each appropriate to the process that we are describing. The world is complex, and we capture it with different languages, each appropriate to the process that we are describing.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: It is not against nature to be curious: it is our nature to be so. It is not against nature to be curious: it is our nature to be so.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: The very foundation of science is to keep the door open to doubt. The very foundation of science is to keep the door open to doubt.
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Space is a spin network whose nodes represent its elementary grains, and whose links describe their proximity relations. Spacetime Space is a spin network whose nodes represent its elementary grains, and whose links describe their proximity relations. Spacetime
Carlo Rovelli quotes: as Lucretius wrote: "our appetite for life is voracious, our thirst for life insatiable as Lucretius wrote: "our appetite for life is voracious, our thirst for life insatiable
Carlo Rovelli quotes: Science is about reading the world from a gradually widening point of view. Science is about reading the world from a gradually widening point of view.