Carlo Rovelli

“If Europe is a way to take away boundaries between nations to put stronger boundaries around Europe so that we are stronger than the others, that’s not my project. If it’s a way to make a step for let’s work for collaborating all together rather than competing all together, then it is my project.” - Carlo Rovelli
Time Question
0:02 Do you identify as a European?
2:12 What was your formative European moment?
5:28 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
6:53 What was the best moment in recent European history?
8:37 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
12:06 What is the one thing you would most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
15:24 What impact should the EU have on the advancement of scientific knowledge?
18:52 Should we be concerned that the EU is, allegedly, falling behind in the advancement of technology and science?
20:39 Does understanding time as a physicist make you perceive history differently?
27:47 Political language is imbued with references to time: some linear, such as 'conservative' and 'progressive'; others circular, like 'history repeats itself' or 'is cyclical'. Do these terms reflect different experiences of time?