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Decoding the universe: How the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes [Book Review]

McEliece, Robert J. (2006) Decoding the universe: How the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes [Book Review]. Nature, 441 (7092). pp. 409-410. ISSN 0028-0836. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150319-085248418

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Near the end of his new book Decoding the Universe, Charles Seife argues with a straight face that there exists a universe parallel to ours that is populated by a race of superintelligent octopuses. The funny thing is, I believed him.


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Alternate Title:Life, the Universe and entropy
Additional Information:© 2006 Nature Publishing Group. Book review of: Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, From our Brains to Black Holes by Charles Seife Viking: 2006. 288 pp.
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