The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe

The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe

What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why did St. Augustine equate nothingness with the Devil? What tortuous means did 17th-century scientists employ in their attempts to create a vacuum? And why do contemporary quantum physicists believe that the void is actually seething with subatomic activity What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why d...

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Title:The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe
Author:John D. Barrow
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Genres:Science
ISBN:The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:384 pages pages