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Hawking , speak. Time is not fixed, due to the speed of light.

There are 3 reasons why time can likely only move forward. Ready for some physics?

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If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want. We constantly come up with theories, and then test them.

For example as a toddler you might have had the theory that a glass will easily survive its fall from the kitchen table A theory, which you probably quickly went on to disprove, much to the frustration of your Mum and Dad. If you come up with the theory that your software startup needs 1, clients to thrive and start turning a profit, you almost instantly accept it as true, which leads to lots of disappointment, should you fail in spite of reaching that goal.

Hawking says a theory is nothing more than a model, which correctly explains a big number of observations.

This has 2 great benefits: You can make definite predictions about the future. The theory can always be disproven, if evidence against it comes up.

However, on December 17th that year, Orville Wright stayed in the air for 12 seconds in the gasoline aircraft he and his brother had built. When he half crashed half landed after feet in the air, the theory was disproven.

Hawking loves the fact that theories can always be proven wrong in the future, and so should you. Stop assuming so much, and start finding evidence! The general statement of this theory is that the laws of physics are the same for all freely moving observers and objects.

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However, time is always determined by dividing the distance something has traveled by its speed, right? For example if you take your car and drive for miles at mph, it will take you exactly an hour to get to your destination.Even so, he would be delighted if someone proves him wrong.

This theory w Hawking calculates he put in 1, hours over three years, an average of only an hour a day.

This has 2 great benefits: You can make definite predictions about the future. Give the guy a break.

Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. This concise, witty, and candid account introduces listeners to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books: the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him Einstein; the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a particular black hole; and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of physics and cosmology.

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