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Vlatko Vedral Vlatko Vedral
Vlatko Vedral is a professor of physics at the University of Oxford and the National University of Singapore. He is the author of Decoding Reality (2010).
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What life wants

Dead matter has no goals of its own, yet life is constantly striving. That makes it a deep puzzle for physics

Vlatko Vedral