Achilles In the Quantum Universe

Achilles In the Quantum Universe

Centuries ago, when the ancient philosopher Zeno proposedhis famous paradox involving Achilles and the Tortoise, he struck at the heart of one of science's most enduring and intractable problems: How do we define the infinite? From then on, our greatest natural philosophers, logicians, mathematicians, and scientists, from Aristotle to Stephen Hawking, have been stymied­-and driven-by infinity.

Acclaimed Science writer Richard Morris guides us on a fascinating, literate… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (July 14, 2015)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English


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