Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion

Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion

New Scientist


Incredible discoveries from the fringes of the universe to the internal workings of our minds—all from nothing!

It seems that nearly not anything is as curious—or as enlightening—as, good, not anything. what's nothingness? the place can or not it's came upon? The writers of the world's top-selling technology journal investigate—from the large bang, darkish strength, and the void to superconductors, vestigial organs, hypnosis, and the placebo effect—and observe that realizing not anything could be the key to realizing everything:

What got here earlier than the massive bang, and may our universe end?
How may perhaps cooling subject down virtually to absolute 0 support resolve our strength crisis?
How can an individual be afflicted by a fake prognosis as if it have been true?
Does nothingness even exist? contemporary experiments recommend that squeezing an ideal vacuum by some means creates light.
Why is it unfair to accuse sloths—animals who do nothing—of being lazy? And more!

participants Paul Davies, Jo Marchant, and Ian Stewart, besides former editors of Nature and sixteen different major writers and scientists, marshal up to date study to make probably the most confusing geographical regions in technology dazzlingly transparent. organize to be surprised at how a lot more there's to not anything than you ever realized.

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