There is a long tradition of physicists and philosophers arguing about nothing. And as physicist and philosopher James Owen Weatherall of the University of California, Irvine, shows in his new book, Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing, it’s been a productive conversation. … Physics Today recently interviewed Weatherall about physics, philosophy, and the quirkiest ideas about nothingness.

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