The Resource The recursive universe: : cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge, William Poundstone, (ebook)

The recursive universe: : cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge, William Poundstone, (ebook)

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The recursive universe: : cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge
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The recursive universe:
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cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge
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William Poundstone
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eng
Summary
This fascinating popular science journey explores key concepts in information theory in terms of Conway's "Game of Life" program. The author explains the application of natural law to a random system and demonstrates the necessity of limits. Other topics include the limits of knowledge, paradox of complexity, Maxwell's demon, Big Bang theory, and much more
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Midwest
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Poundstone, William
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003
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Self-organizing systems
  • Machine theory
  • Universe
  • Complexity (Philosophy)
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Science
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adult
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The recursive universe: : cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge, William Poundstone, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780486315799
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11602419
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remote
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11602419
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MWT11602419
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The recursive universe: : cosmic complexity and the limits of scientific knowledge, William Poundstone, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486315799
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602419
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602419
System control number
MWT11602419
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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