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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 Schroedinger's Cat
10 Fermi's Paradox
11 Remaining Questions
Acknowledgments
Index

About the Author

Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE is a quantum physicist at the University of Surrey and a regular radio and television broadcaster for the BBC. He is winner of both the Royal Society Michael Faraday medal and the Institute of Physics Kelvin medal for his science communication work. Paradox is his fifth book.

Reviews

"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

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