Decoding the Universe: Book summary and reviews of Decoding the Universe by Charles Seife

Decoding the Universe

How the New Science of Information Is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from Our Brains to Black Holes

by Charles Seife

Decoding the Universe by Charles Seife

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As Charles Seife reveals in this energetic new book, information theory, once the province of philosophers and linguists, has emerged as the crucial science of our time, shedding new light on the mysteries of physics, the nature of space and time and the creation and destruction of the universe itself.

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"Starred Review. In a book that's all but impossible to put down, science journalist Seife explains how the concepts of information theory have begun to unlock many of the mysteries of the universe, from quantum mechanics to black holes and the likely end of the universe." - PW.

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