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The Resource Decoding the universe : how the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes, Charles Seife

Decoding the universe : how the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes, Charles Seife

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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
Title
Decoding the universe
Title remainder
how the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes
Statement of responsibility
Charles Seife
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seife, Charles
Dewey number
006.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.76.E95
LC item number
S4436 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expert systems (Computer science)
  • Physical sciences
  • Research
  • Information science
Label
Decoding the universe : how the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes, Charles Seife
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redundancy -- Demons -- Information -- Life -- Faster than light -- Paradox -- Quantum information -- Conflict -- Cosmos -- Appendix A. The logarithm -- Appendix B. Entropy and information
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
v, 296 pages
Isbn
9780670034413
Lccn
2005042093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0006256439
Label
Decoding the universe : how the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes, Charles Seife
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redundancy -- Demons -- Information -- Life -- Faster than light -- Paradox -- Quantum information -- Conflict -- Cosmos -- Appendix A. The logarithm -- Appendix B. Entropy and information
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
v, 296 pages
Isbn
9780670034413
Lccn
2005042093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0006256439

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