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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 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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