Trick or Truth?: The Mysterious Connection Between Physics by Anthony Aguirre,Brendan Foster,Zeeya Merali

By Anthony Aguirre,Brendan Foster,Zeeya Merali

The prize-winning essays during this publication deal with the interesting yet occasionally uncomfortable dating among physics and arithmetic. Is arithmetic only one other traditional technology? Or is it the results of human creativity? Does physics easily put on arithmetic like a dressing up, or is math the lifeblood of actual reality?

The nineteen wide-ranging, hugely resourceful and sometimes pleasing essays are better models of the prize-winning entries to the FQXi essay festival “Trick or Truth”, which attracted over 2 hundred submissions.

The Foundational Questions Institute, FQXi, catalyzes, helps, and disseminates study on questions on the foundations of physics and cosmology, fairly new frontiers and cutting edge rules essential to a deep figuring out of fact, yet not going to be supported by means of traditional investment sources.

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