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❰KINDLE❯ ✽ Cosmological Koans Author Anthony Aguirre – Ant-web.co Through than fifty Koans—pleasingly paradoxical vignettes following the ancient Zen tradition—leading physicist Anthony Aguirre takes the reader across the world from West to East and through ideaThrough than fifty Koans—pleasingly paradoxical vignettes following the ancient Zen tradition—leading physicist Anthony Aguirre takes the reader across the world from West to East and through ideas spanning the age breadth and depth of the UniverseUsing these beguiling Koans Could there be a civilization on.

A mote of dust? How much of your fate have you made? Who cleans the universe? and a flair for explaining complex science Aguirre covers cosmic uestions that scientific giants from Aristotle to Galileo to Heisenberg have grappled with from the meaning of uantum theory and the nature of time to the origin of mul.

cosmological epub koans book Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBA mote of dust? How much of your fate have you made? Who cleans the universe? and a flair for explaining complex science Aguirre covers cosmic uestions that scientific giants from Aristotle to Galileo to Heisenberg have grappled with from the meaning of uantum theory and the nature of time to the origin of mul.

10 thoughts on “Cosmological Koans

  1. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBi have nothing against an author trying new things that said the fortune cookie format was hard for me to contend with Aguire has some interesting things to say about cosmology and M and the big uestions but the zen format distracts from the ideas IMHO


  2. Brian Clegg Brian Clegg says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBThe format of this book suggests the author is trying a bit too hard to be different which is a shame as it contains plenty of good material At first sight the approach of using pseudo 'Zen koans' as a linking theme is reminiscent of awful past titles that attem


  3. Jim Jim says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBA wonderful presentation of many findings and theories of modern physics told through the conceit of the narrator traveling from Europe through Asia at the dawn of the Renaissance who encounters djinn and many historical figures Each chapter presents a koan and they build upon one anotherI found some of it very challenging as ideas in high energy physics tend to be But I did get my best understanding yet of relativityI read it at the same time as I read The Universe Speaks in Numbers Good way to reinforce the concepts


  4. Kaye Kaye says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBVery thought provoking book with an innovative way of presenting important concepts ideas and uestions in physics Enjoyed it


  5. George George says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBI find the overall idea in the book very interesting However the author tries to explain physical concepts by using analogies which only contribute to make the subject confusing than it needs to be like when he tries to explain wave interference by assigning phases to pilgrims in a temple Or when he compares different regions in a desert with different macrostates a system can assume Further he uses formulas that relate uantities like effort and difficulty which have no clear physical meaning Many such concepts as described in the book can only be grasped by people with a minimum background in physics However if the author is assuming the reader already has such a background he didn't have to go to such lengths trying to explain these concepts The topic in itself is fas


  6. Sara Sara says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBThe Zen analogies and chapter leads are useful in illuminating the author's philosophical approach Overall though I found the book uite dense and not the easiest read Its partly a matter of style his is not my favorite sort of writing others may like it


  7. David Dinaburg David Dinaburg says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBThe opportunities for coincidence expand at every moment of every day that you do anything It is exponential It boggles the mind That it only takes a tenuous connection for two things to feel like kismet well the sheer uantity of connections—between big things small things all things—keep stacking up and up and up At a certain point any uirky series of events can probably be explained with mathIt is weird to think about how these weird moments only stick when say I take a break from reading Cosmological Koans A Journey to the Heart of Physical Reality to scroll thro


  8. Suresh Rangarajan Suresh Rangarajan says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBa bit too winding a path taken to explain 'relatively' simple concepts Some of the koans assume that you have well rounded knowledge in Buddhism and monasteries While the intention and techniue are good not really easy to read


  9. Mark Mulvey Mark Mulvey says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB“physics like the world it describes is a matter of great depth and subtlety with secret passages and hidden rooms if you push in the right places”“If this book succeeds you will understand much yet also far less of what there is to understand than you do now”


  10. Jarkko Lehti Jarkko Lehti says:

    eBook ant web.co ✓ Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUB Á cosmological epub, koans book, Cosmological Koans PDF/EPUBI listened this as audio book and it was a pain because it included some maths and numbers which was hard to kee


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