## The Ghost in the Atom: A Discussion of the Mysteries of Quantum PhysicsIn this book, which has its origin in a series of radio broadcasts, Paul Davies interviews eight physicists involved in debating and testing quantum theory, with radically different views of its significance. |

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User Review - dpf - LibraryThingFascinating interviews. The introduction is an excellent overview of some of the different interpretations of quantum mechanics. The intro also has a nice discussion of some of the key paradoxes or riddles of quantum mechanics. Read full review

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User Review - BrendanCarroll - LibraryThingGood for the quantum physics enthusiast who is not a scientist or a mathematician. Fascinating read. Read full review

### Contents

The strange world of the quantum | 1 |

Origins | 2 |

Waves or particles? | 5 |

What does it all mean? | 11 |

The EinsteinPodolskyRosen EPR experiment | 13 |

Bells theorem | 15 |

Aspects experiment | 17 |

The nature of reality | 20 |

Alain Aspect | 40 |

John Bell | 45 |

John Wheeler | 58 |

Rudolf Peierls | 70 |

David Deutsch | 83 |

John Taylor | 106 |

David Bohm | 118 |

Basil Hiley | 135 |

The paradox of measurement | 26 |

Schrodingers cat paradox and worse | 28 |

The pragmatic view | 31 |

The manyuniverses interpretation | 34 |

The statistical interpretation | 38 |

Glossary | 149 |

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