Scientific innovations, discoveries, and issues are changing our understanding of the cosmos, our planet, our environment, food production and health. To promote research in the public interest and to ensure beneficial public policy, today's global citizens need science literacy.
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A leader in the development of quantum computers explains, in this book, his model of the universe as a quantum computer