Getting its from bits

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The inventor of the term 'black hole', John Wheeler, has a gift for memorable phrases. 'Getting its from bits' is another of his creations. It refers not to an object, but to a vision of a world derived from pure logic and mathematics. That vision has to a remarkable extent been embodied in modern physics - here is a progress report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)303-306
Number of pages4
Issue number6717
StatePublished - Jan 28 1999
Externally publishedYes

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