Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

3,66 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 313 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
9780199237692: Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

Book by Vedral Vlatko

Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


Well written and engaging, the book provides a constant flow of new ideas. ( Science)

The author evinces great enthusiasm and curiosity throughout. ( Steven Poole, The Guardian)

By turns irreverent, erudite and funny, 'Decoding Reality' is...a ripping good read. ( Seth Lloyd, New Scientist)

A wide-ranging and intriguing picture of how quantum mechanics constructs the world. ( Seth Lloyd, New Scientist)

Excellent, thought-provoking book. ( BBC Focus Magazine, Marcus Chown)

ADVANCE PRAISE: An engaging, non-technical exploration of what the new theory of quantum information and computation tells us about life, the universe, and everything. ( David Deutsch, author of The Fabric of Reality)

ADVANCE PRAISE: Let Vedral guide you skilfully through the wonderland of modern physics - where nothing is as it seems. This is the finest treatment I have read of the weird interplay of quantum reality, information and probability. ( Paul Davies, author of The Eerie Silence and The Goldilocks Enigma)

Reseña del editor:

For a physicist, all the world's information. The Universe and its workings are the ebb and flow of information. We are all transient patterns of information, passing on the recipe for our basic forms to future generations using a four-letter digital code called DNA. In this engaging and mind-stretching account, Vlatko Vedral considers some of the deepest questions about the Universe and considers the implications of interpreting it in terms of information. He explains the nature of information, the idea of entropy, and the roots of this thinking in thermodynamics. He describes the bizarre effects of quantum behaviour - effects such as 'entanglement', which Einstein called 'spooky action at a distance' and explores cutting edge work on the harnessing quantum effects in hyperfast quantum computers, and how recent evidence suggests that the weirdness of the quantum world, once thought limited to the tiniest scales, may reach into the macro world. Vedral finishes by considering the answer to the ultimate question: where did all of the information in the Universe come from? The answers he considers are exhilarating, drawing upon the work of distinguished physicist John Wheeler. The ideas challenge our concept of the nature of particles, of time, of determinism, and of reality itself.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Gebraucht kaufen Angebot ansehen

Versand: EUR 9,00
Von Niederlande nach USA

Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

In den Warenkorb

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB


Vedral, Vlatko.
ISBN 10: 0199237697 ISBN 13: 9780199237692
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Kloof Booksellers & Scientia Verlag
(Amsterdam, Niederlande)

Buchbeschreibung Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Dustjacket. x,229 pp. Condition : fine. Condition : as new. ISBN 9780199237692[KEYWORDS: SCIENCE, *2013-34 philosophy of science. Artikel-Nr. 256385

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 11,00
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 9,00
Von Niederlande nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer