The physics of nothing
- December 22, 2016
- Book by Jim Weatherall, lps, featured in The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 22, 2016
‘Nothing will come of nothing,” King Lear says, but modern physics is even odder than that. The problem of the vacuum goes back more than 2,000 years and continues into the present. In Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing, James Owen Weatherall, a philosopher at the University of California, Irvine, gives a wide-ranging and concise account of this remarkable story.
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