Real Quanta : Simplifying Quantum Physics for Einstein and Bohr

Real Quanta : Simplifying Quantum Physics for Einstein and Bohr

Description

A readable, quirky entry point into the weird world of quantum mechanics, and how it powers our everyday lives
Popular science, with legendary physicists Albert Einstein and Neils Bohr as the reader's guide
Set in atmospheric Brussels, at the Famous Hotel Metropole, where early quantum theories were hammered out in debates at the cafe
Also a fascinating history of what began as a "crazy" theory that blew up to become part of the scientific, military, and technological basis of our modern world
The new series Genius airing on the National Geographic Channel also dramatizes Einstein's life and was just renewed for a second season
Book was translated from Dutch and originally distributed as a gift at an international physics conference in 2016
With an epilogue that tinally reveals the mysterious fate of Schroedinger's Cat!


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Details

Author(s)
Martijn van Calmthout
Format
Paperback | 192 pages
Dimensions
140 x 216 x 13mm | 262g
Publication date
15 Feb 2018
Publisher
Dundurn Group Ltd
Publication City/Country
Toronto, Canada
Language
English
Illustrations note
Bibliography; Glossary; 17 Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1459740491
ISBN13
9781459740495