In 1999, theoretical physicist Julian Barbour caused a stir when he presented his radical theory that time was a concept conceived entirely by humans rather than a dimension existing in and of itself. He thus contradicted Sir Isaac Newton's conception of time existing and flowing independently of objects in the world. Instead, Barbour explains that time is merely the measure of space between two unrelated "nows," which he defines as a self-contained instant -- a "snapshot" in time. Barbour continues to challenge our traditional concept of time and the way we think about our world in this thought-provoking program highlighting his most controversial theories.
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