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Product Description: An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created? And could we create our own?What if you could become God, with the ability to build a whole new universe? As startling as it sounds, modern physics suggests that within the next two decades, scientists may be able to perform this seemingly divine feat-to concoct an entirely new baby universe, complete with its own physical laws, star systems, galaxies, and even intelligent life...read more

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9780465065912 | Basic Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created?

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Product Description: The prize-winning essays in this book address the fascinating but sometimes uncomfortable relationship between physics and mathematics. Is mathematics merely another natural science? Or is it the result of human creativity? Does physics simply wear mathematics like a costume, or is math the lifeblood of physical reality?The nineteen wide-ranging, highly imaginative and often entertaining essays are enhanced versions of the prize-winning entries to the FQXi essay competition “Trick or Truth”, which attracted over 200 submissions...read more
By Zeeya Merali (editor)

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9783319274942 | Springer Verlag, March 2, 2016, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The prize-winning essays in this book address the fascinating but sometimes uncomfortable relationship between physics and mathematics.

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Product Description: The fourteen award-winning essays in this volume discuss a range of novel ideas and controversial topics that could decisively influence the course of human life on Earth. Their authors address, in accessible language, issues as diverse as: enabling our social systems to learn; research in biological engineering and artificial intelligence; mending and enhancing minds; improving the way we do, and teach, science; living in the here and now; and the value of play...read more

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9783319207162 | Springer Verlag, September 30, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The fourteen award-winning essays in this volume discuss a range of novel ideas and controversial topics that could decisively influence the course of human life on Earth.

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Product Description: The essays in this book look at way in which the fundaments of physics might need to be changed in order to make progress towards a unified theory. They are based on the prize-winning essays submitted to the FQXi essay competition “Which of Our Basic Physical Assumptions Are Wrong?”, which drew over 270 entries...read more
By Anthony Aguirre (editor), Brendan Foster (editor) and Zeeya Merali (editor)

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9783319130446 | Springer Verlag, February 5, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The essays in this book look at way in which the fundaments of physics might need to be changed in order to make progress towards a unified theory.

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Product Description: The essays in this book look at the question of whether physics can be based on information, or – as John Wheeler phrased it – whether we can get “It from Bit”. They are based on the prize-winning essays submitted to the FQXi essay competition of the same name, which drew over 180 entries...read more
By Zeeya Merali (editor)

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9783319129457 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The essays in this book look at the question of whether physics can be based on information, or – as John Wheeler phrased it – whether we can get “It from Bit”.

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