The Bit and the Pendulum: From Quantum Computing to M Theory - The New Physics of Information by Tom Siegfried (Paperback, 2001)
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- DescriptionFunny, clear, deep, and right on target. [Siegfried] lets us get a handle on ideas that are essential for understanding the evolving world. -K. C. Cole, author of The Universe and the Teacup An eager, ambitious book. A stimulating, accessible introduction to scientific theory. -Dallas Morning News An award-winning journalist surveys the horizon of a new revolution in science Everything in the universe, from the molecules in our bodies to the heart of a black hole, is made up of bits of information. This is the radical idea at the center of the new physics of information, and it is leading to exciting breakthroughs in a vast range of science, including the invention of a new kind of quantum computer, millions of times faster than any computer today. Acclaimed science writer Tom Siegfried offers a lively introduction to the leading scientists and ideas responsible for this exciting new scientific paradigm.
- Author BiographyTOM SIEGFRIED is Science Editor of the Dallas Morning News. He is the recipient of the 1997 American Psychiatric Association's Robert T. Morse Writer's Award.
- Author(s)Tom Siegfried
- PublisherTurner Publishing Company
- Date of Publication03/01/2001
- SubjectPopular Science
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Content Notefacsimiles
- Weight416 g
- Width157 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
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