Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality

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Icon, Dec 1, 2008 - Science - 448 pages
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"For most people, quantum theory is a byword for mysterious, impenetrable science. And yet for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this book, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly-written history of this fundamental scientific revolution, and the divisive debate at its core." "Quantum theory looks at the very building blocks of our world, the particles and processes without which it could not exist. Yet for 60 years most physicists believed that quantum theory denied the very existence of reality itself. In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar shows how the golden age of physics ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.

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Review: Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality

User Review  - Lisa Wolf - Goodreads

I used to munch my way through any book I could find on Relativity, Quantum Mechanics or any similar topic. I've been out of that for a few years, but recently I picked up Quantum, by Manjit Kumar ... Read full review

Review: Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality

User Review  - Sean Qureshi - Goodreads

This is an enthralling book. The sheer amount of detail compacted into 360 pages is unreal. I enjoyed every second of this book and here's why. First, the book does an excellent job of entangling (pun ... Read full review

Contents

The Patent Slave
31
The Golden Dane
67
The Quantum Atom
93
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