Michael Brooks

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    I Just Want to Know What I’m Made Of

    It’s time to admit quantum theory has reached a dead end. Can we please go back to the math?

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    Imaginary Numbers Are Reality

    How the modern world arose from imaginary numbers.

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    The Country Gentleman of Physics

    Julian Barbour’s ideas about time and the universe have always roamed free of academia.

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    The Physicist’s New Book of Life

    Jeremy England says religious ideas can inform our scientific quest for the origin of life.

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    Why Astrology Matters

    Seeing meaning in the stars is a vital part of the scientific story.

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    The Spirit of the Inquisition Lives in Science

    What a 16th-century scientist can tell us about the fate of a physicist like David Bohm.