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Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science / A.K. Dewdney.

  • Dewdney, A. K.
Date
[2004], ©2004
  • Books

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Publication/Creation

Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

v, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-209) and index.

Contents

Where reason cannot go -- The energy drain : impossible machines -- The cosmic limit : unreachable speeds -- The quantum curtain : unknowable particles -- The edge of chaos : unpredictable systems -- The circular crypt : unconstructable figures -- The chains of reason : unprovable theorems -- The computer treadmill : impossible programs -- The big-O bottleneck : intractable problems.

Languages

  • English


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    Medical Collection
    Q173 2004D49b
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ISBN

  • 0471013986