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Does Time Really Flow? New Clues Come From a Century-Old Approach to Math.

The laws of physics imply that the passage of time is an illusion. To avoid this conclusion, we might have to rethink the reality of infinitely precise numbers.

If numbers cannot have infinite strings of digits, then the future can never be perfectly preordained.

Dave Whyte for Quanta Magazine

Strangely, although we feel as if we sweep through time on the knife-edge between the fixed past and the open future, that edge — the present — appears nowhere in the existing laws of physics.

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