Even though time plays such a central role in our lives, it remains an elusive and mysterious concept. Does time really pass? And why does it flow in only one direction? How comes we remember the past but not the future? Is time travel possible? And does time have a beginning or an end? KU Leuven proudly announces the introduction of a mind-boggling new course on the nature of time!
It was a cold and snowy winter day in 1611, when the German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler crossed the Charles Bridge in Prague. A snowflake, born inside an icy cloud high above the city, had journeyed all the way down, to land on Kepler’s coat. Mesmerized by its sheer beauty and perfect symmetry, Kepler marveled ... Press the yellow button, and continue reading!
For as long as we have strolled the Earth, the idea of time travel has sparkled our curiosity and imagination. Countless science fiction writers have explored the possibilities and paradoxes of time travel. But will science fiction ever turn in science fact? Press the yellow button and find out what scientists think about time travel to the future in this first post of the time travel trilogy.