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When the Link Between Space and Time Will Be Intuitive

“Will humans ever experience the intertwining of space and time as intuitive, as simply and obviously inseparable? Or are we bound by our nature to always feel the connection as alien?”andrey_l / Shutterstock

he celebrated English writer Ian McEwan has, in his stories and essays, shown a fondness for science. For two years he shadowed a neurosurgeon to write his 2005 novel , and his 2010 novel focused on a Nobel Prize-winning, delves into artificial intelligence. “[T]here actually is a special pleasure to be shared when a scientist or science writer leads us towards the light of a powerful idea which in turn opens avenues of exploration and discovery leading far into the future,” he .

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