Appearing in: Cosmology and the Big Bust and Untangling the Mysteries of Space and Time
Julian Barbour is a physicist researching quantum gravity and the history of science. Since receiving his PhD degree on the foundations of Einstein's general theory of relativity at the University of Cologne in 1968, Barbour has supported himself and his family without an academic position, working part-time as a translator.
Barbour has written several books including The Discovery of Dynamics, which investigates the background to Newton’s great discoveries, and The Janus Point in which he presents his brand new theory of time.

"A masterpiece of scientific thought" - Lee Smolin

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