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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

Vlatko Vedral

Abstract

For a physicist, all the world is information. The Universe and its workings are the ebb and flow of information. We are all transient patterns of information, passing on the recipe for our basic forms to future generations using a four-letter digital code called DNA. In this engaging and mind-stretching account, Vlatko Vedral considers some of the deepest questions about the Universe and considers the implications of interpreting it in terms of information. He explains the nature of information, the idea of entropy, and the roots of this thinking in thermodynamics. He describes the bizarre e ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198815433
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198815433.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vlatko Vedral, author