It From Bit or Bit From It?: On Physics and Information (The by Anthony Aguirre,Brendan Foster,Zeeya Merali

By Anthony Aguirre,Brendan Foster,Zeeya Merali

The essays during this e-book examine the query of even if physics should be in accordance with info, or – as John Wheeler phrased it – no matter if we will be able to get “It from Bit”. they're in line with the prize-winning essays submitted to the FQXi essay pageant of an identical identify, which drew over a hundred and eighty entries.

The eighteen contributions deal with subject matters as various as quantum foundations, entropy conservation, nonlinear good judgment and countable spacetime. jointly they supply stimulating studying for all physics aficionados drawn to the potential role(s) of knowledge within the legislation of nature.

The Foundational Questions Institute, FQXi, catalyzes, helps, and disseminates study on questions on the foundations of physics and cosmology, quite new frontiers and leading edge rules indispensable to a deep knowing of truth, yet not likely to be supported by means of traditional investment sources.

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