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Published: 01 April 2012

240 Pages

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199695744

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Decoding Reality

The Universe as Quantum Information

Vlatko Vedral

  • 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

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