Hay Festival: Carlo Rovelli on The Order of Time

The superstar physicist Carlo Rovelli talks about the nature of time and our emotions and his upcoming book, The Order of Time


Wednesday 27th May, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

  • Questions & Answers
  • Reading
  • Talk


About the Event

The superstar physicist thinks about the nature of time and our emotions. He reflects upon his native Italy’s response to the coronavirus; and on what we really fear - the fact we may all die.

Rovelli is a theoretical physicist who has made significant contributions to the physics of space and time. He has worked in Italy and the US, and is currently directing the quantum gravity research group of the Centre de physique théorique in Marseille, France. His books Seven Brief Lessons on PhysicsReality Is Not What It Seems, and The Order of Time are international bestsellers which have been translated into forty-one languages. 

This event is live and there will be a Q&A afterwards.

About the Book

The Order of Time
The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date:4 Apr 2019