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The Resource Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire : the biggest ideas in science from Quanta, edited by Thomas Lin ; foreword by Sean Carroll

Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire : the biggest ideas in science from Quanta, edited by Thomas Lin ; foreword by Sean Carroll

Label
Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire : the biggest ideas in science from Quanta
Title
Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire
Title remainder
the biggest ideas in science from Quanta
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Lin ; foreword by Sean Carroll
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of physics and biology stories from Quanta magazine. --Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.A445 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
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  • Lin, Thomas
  • Carroll, Sean M.
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  • Physics
  • Biology
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Label
Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire : the biggest ideas in science from Quanta, edited by Thomas Lin ; foreword by Sean Carroll
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Publication
Note
Place of publication taken from the back cover
Bar code
  • 31223130806954
  • 31223130806871
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Why doesn't our universe make sense? Is nature unnatural? / Natalie Wolchover ; Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire / Jennifer Ouellette ; Wormholes untangle a black hole paradox / K.C. Cole ; How quantum pairs stitch space-time / Jennifer Ouellette ; In a multiverse, what are the odds? / Natalie Wolchover ; Multiverse collisions may dot the sky / Jennifer Ouellette ; How Feynman diagrams almost saved space / Frank Wilczek - What is quantum reality, really? A jewel at the heart of quantum physics / Natalie Wolchover ; New support for alternative quantum view / Dan Falk ; Entanglement made simple / Frank Wilczek ; Quantum theory rebuilt from simple physical principles / Philip Ball - What is time? Time's arrow traced to quantum source / Natalie Wolchover ; Quantum weirdness now a matter of time / George Musser ; A debate over the physics of time / Dan Falk - What is life? A New Physics Theory Of Life / Natalie Wolchover ; How Life (And Death) Spring From Disorder / Philip Ball ; In Newly Created Life-Form, A Major Mystery / Emily Singer ; Break Through DNA Editor Born Of Bacteria / Carl Zimmer ; New Letters Added To The Genetic Alphabet / Emily Singer ; The Surprising Origins Of Life's Complexity / Carl Zimmerp ; Ancient Survivors Could Redefine Sex / Emily Singer ; Did Neurons Evolve Twice? / Emily Singer -- What Makes Us Human? How Humans Evolved Supersize Brains / Ferris Jabr ; New Evidence For The Necessity Of Loneliness / Emily Singer ; How Neanderthal DNA Helps Humanity / Emily Singer ; The Neuroscience Behind Bad Decisions / Emily Singer ; Infant Brains Reveal How The Mind Gets Built / Courtney Humphries -- How Do Machines Learn? Is Alphago Really Such A Big Deal? / Michael Nielsen ; New Theory Cracks Open The Black Box Of Deep Learning / Natalie Wolchover ; A Brain Built From Atomic Switches Can Learn / Andreas von Bubnoff ; Clever Machines Learn How To Be Curious / John Pavlus -- How Will We Learn More? Gravitational Waves Discovered At Long Last / Natalie Wolchover ; Colliding Black Holes Tell New Story Of Stars / Natalie Wolchover ; Neutron-Star Collision Shakes Space-Time And Lights Up The Sky / Katia Moskvitch -- Where Do We Go From Here? What No New Particles Means For Physics / Natalie Wolchover ; To Solve The Biggest Mystery In Physics, Join Two Kinds Of Law / Robbert Dijkgraaf ; The Strange Second Life Of String Theory / K. C Cole ; A Fight For The Soul Of Science / Natalie Wolchover
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 308 pages
Isbn
9780262536349
Lccn
2018013315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20190702-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1031040147
Label
Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire : the biggest ideas in science from Quanta, edited by Thomas Lin ; foreword by Sean Carroll
Publication
Note
Place of publication taken from the back cover
Bar code
  • 31223130806954
  • 31223130806871
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Why doesn't our universe make sense? Is nature unnatural? / Natalie Wolchover ; Alice and Bob meet the wall of fire / Jennifer Ouellette ; Wormholes untangle a black hole paradox / K.C. Cole ; How quantum pairs stitch space-time / Jennifer Ouellette ; In a multiverse, what are the odds? / Natalie Wolchover ; Multiverse collisions may dot the sky / Jennifer Ouellette ; How Feynman diagrams almost saved space / Frank Wilczek - What is quantum reality, really? A jewel at the heart of quantum physics / Natalie Wolchover ; New support for alternative quantum view / Dan Falk ; Entanglement made simple / Frank Wilczek ; Quantum theory rebuilt from simple physical principles / Philip Ball - What is time? Time's arrow traced to quantum source / Natalie Wolchover ; Quantum weirdness now a matter of time / George Musser ; A debate over the physics of time / Dan Falk - What is life? A New Physics Theory Of Life / Natalie Wolchover ; How Life (And Death) Spring From Disorder / Philip Ball ; In Newly Created Life-Form, A Major Mystery / Emily Singer ; Break Through DNA Editor Born Of Bacteria / Carl Zimmer ; New Letters Added To The Genetic Alphabet / Emily Singer ; The Surprising Origins Of Life's Complexity / Carl Zimmerp ; Ancient Survivors Could Redefine Sex / Emily Singer ; Did Neurons Evolve Twice? / Emily Singer -- What Makes Us Human? How Humans Evolved Supersize Brains / Ferris Jabr ; New Evidence For The Necessity Of Loneliness / Emily Singer ; How Neanderthal DNA Helps Humanity / Emily Singer ; The Neuroscience Behind Bad Decisions / Emily Singer ; Infant Brains Reveal How The Mind Gets Built / Courtney Humphries -- How Do Machines Learn? Is Alphago Really Such A Big Deal? / Michael Nielsen ; New Theory Cracks Open The Black Box Of Deep Learning / Natalie Wolchover ; A Brain Built From Atomic Switches Can Learn / Andreas von Bubnoff ; Clever Machines Learn How To Be Curious / John Pavlus -- How Will We Learn More? Gravitational Waves Discovered At Long Last / Natalie Wolchover ; Colliding Black Holes Tell New Story Of Stars / Natalie Wolchover ; Neutron-Star Collision Shakes Space-Time And Lights Up The Sky / Katia Moskvitch -- Where Do We Go From Here? What No New Particles Means For Physics / Natalie Wolchover ; To Solve The Biggest Mystery In Physics, Join Two Kinds Of Law / Robbert Dijkgraaf ; The Strange Second Life Of String Theory / K. C Cole ; A Fight For The Soul Of Science / Natalie Wolchover
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 308 pages
Isbn
9780262536349
Lccn
2018013315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20190702-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1031040147

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