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Published: 08 February 2018 (Estimated)

256 Pages

196x129mm

ISBN: 9780198815433


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Decoding Reality

The Universe as Quantum Information

Vlatko Vedral

Oxford Landmark Science

  • An engaging, mind-bending exploration of the deepest questions about the Universe
  • Explores the implications of thinking of the whole Universe in terms of information
  • Considers the concept of life as information and death as reaching a state of maximal information
  • Explores quantum computing and the bizarre effects that arise from the extraordinary nature of the quantum world
  • Challenges our concept of the nature of particles and looks at radical ideas about space, time, and reality
  • Considers the ultimate question of where all of the information in the Universe came from, providing exhilarating ideas in the process
  • Includes a new foreword from the author reflecting on changes in the world of quantum information since first publication
  • Part of the Oxford Landmark Science range: 'must-read' modern science and big ideas, which have shaped the way we think
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