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Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time TravelPaperback: 352 pages; Publisher: Anchor; Reprint edition (April 7, 2009); ISBN-10: 0307278824, ISBN-13: 978-0307278821; Product dimensions: 5.1 x 0.8 x 8 inches; Shipping weight: 8.8 ounces.
Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships – the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio
Some believe that perhaps telepathy is mediated by a fifth force, called the ‘psi’ force. But even advocates of parapsychology admit that they have no concrete, reproducible evidence of this psi force.
In principle a quantum computer could break all the world's codes, throwing the security of today's computer systems into total disorder. The first country that is able to build such a system would be able to unlock the deepest secrets of other nations and organizations.
A piece of enriched uranium no bigger than a baseball is enough to incinerate an entire city in a fiery ball-even though only 1 percent of its mass has been converted to energy.
There is no universal consensus as to whether machines can be conscious, or even a consensus as to what consciousness means. No one has come up with a suitable definition of consciousness.