Explaining Time's Arrow

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Science  13 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5528, pp. 220-221
DOI: 10.1126/science.1060836

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Time and Chance. David Z. Albert. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2001. 186 pp. $29.95, £20.50. ISBN 0-674-00317-9.

Examining the distinction between the past and the future, Albert combines an elementary introduction and an original contribution to the topic. He focuses on the tension between our understanding of the fundamental physical structure of the world and our everyday experience of it.