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Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information Is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from Our Brains to Black Holes
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date January 30, 2007
Pages 296
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143038399
ISBN-10 0143038397
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $17.00
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Summary
An accessible introduction to information theory and its relevance within modern scientific circles explains how theorists now believe that information is a fundamental element of the physical world and can offer new insights into the mysteries of physics, the nature of space and time, and the creation and destruction of the universe. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780670034413
 
from Viking Pr (February 2, 2006)
9780670034413 | details & prices | 296 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Introduces information theory, explaining how theorists believe that information is a fundamental element of the physical world and can offer insights into physics, the nature of space and time, and the creation of the universe.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Penguin USA (January 30, 2007)
9780143038399 | details & prices | 296 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $17.00
About: An accessible introduction to information theory and its relevance within modern scientific circles explains how theorists now believe that information is a fundamental element of the physical world and can offer new insights into the mysteries of physics, the nature of space and time, and the creation and destruction of the universe.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435282483
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (May 22, 2008)
9781435282483 | details & prices | 296 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Starting from the characteristics of information, this book discusses in detail the information theory and quantum computing and shows us an unbelievable Byzantine universe scenario, involving the essence of life, thermodynamics, relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, multiple universes, and the fate of the universe.

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