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The demon and the quantum

Robert J. Scully

The demon and the quantum

from the pythagorean mystics to Maxwell"s demon and quantum mystery

by Robert J. Scully

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Published by Wiley-VCH in Weinheim, DE .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert J. Scully ; with endnotes by Marlan O. Scully.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22766272M
ISBN 109783527406883

In The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life, Davies picks up the challenge where the great quantum physicist Erwin Schrödinger left .   The Demon in the Machine was published last October in United States and has now been named the top physics book of by Physics World, a publication of the UK Institute of Physics. In The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life, Davies picks up the challenge where the great quantum physicist Erwin .

In the history of science, Laplace's demon was the first published articulation of causal or scientific determinism, by Pierre-Simon Laplace in According to determinism, if someone (the demon) knows the precise location and momentum of every atom in the universe, their past and future values for any given time are entailed; they can be calculated from the laws of . The Demon in the Diagram is a multi-layered, site-specific installation by artist Matthew Ritchie that includes paintings, lightboxes, an interactive floor and audio work commissioned for the Moody, and a virtual reality component. Photo credit: Nash Baker.

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This book explains the connection between Maxwells Demon and the role of the observer and quantum eraser, showing that information science, thermodynamics and quantum physics are closely related.

By focusing on entropy, information, and observation, the authors bring a unique perspective to this subject, providing an insight into the strange ways of the quantum that will. In The Demon and the Quantum: From the Pythagorean Mystics to Maxwell’s Demon and Quantum Mystery, he contributes endnotes to a book principally penned by his son, Robert.

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