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Paradox by Jim Al-Khalili
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Oct 23, 2012 | ISBN 9780307986795

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Praise

“Readers who enjoy mental challenges and scientific mysteries will have fun with Al-Khalili’s lighthearted, accessible discussion.” – Publishers Weekly

“A very interesting book with some nifty surprises.” – Booklist Online

Table Of Contents

Preface ix
1 The Game Show Paradox
2 Achilles and the Tortoise
3 Olbers’ Paradox
4 Maxwell’s Demon
5 The Pole in the Barn Paradox
6 The Paradox of the Twins
7 The Grandfather Paradox
8 The Paradox of Laplace’s Demon
9 The Paradox of Schrödinger’s Cat
10 Fermi’s Paradox
11 Remaining Questions
Acknowledgments
Index

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