Book review: The Demon in the Machine

From the Sydney Morning Herald, 23 February 2019:

What is life? Questions don’t come much bigger than that. It’s asked regularly by biologists, philosophers, lawyers, law-makers, astrobiologists and, occasionally, wide-eyed children. It’s not so often asked by physicists, which makes Paul Davies’ new book The Demon In The Machine that much more fascinating. Not only does the theoretical physicist, writer and broadcaster set out to answer the question of what life is, but he does so on his scientific terms; his goal is to reconcile physics and biology, and uncover the ‘physics of life’. Read more.

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