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

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality
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Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality
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  • ISBN: 9781848310353
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Gives a dramatic history of quantum theory, a fundamental scientific revolution and the divisive debate at its core. This book shows how the golden age of physics ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the twentieth century. It focuses on the conflict between Einstein and Niels Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science.

'A super-collider of a book'. Author: Independent

'This is about gob-smacking science at the far end of reason… Take it nice and easy and savour the experience of your mind being blown without recourse to hallucinogens' Author: Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

‘…the most important popular science book of the year.’ Author: Bookseller

‘Kumar is an accomplished writer… In Quantum he tells the story of the conflict between two of the most powerful intellects of their day: the hugely famous Einstein and the less well-known but just as brilliant Dane, Niels Bohr.’ Author: Financial Times

An exhaustive and brilliant account of decades of emotionally charged discovery and argument, friendship and rivalry spanning two world wars.’ Author: Steven Poole, Guardian

‘…it does provide a fresh perspective on the debate.’ Author: Press Association

‘A dramatic, powerful and superbly written history.’ Author: Publishing News

‘This is not an easy read. There are many concepts that… I could not come to terms with, but this is the biography on an idea and as such read much like a thriller.’ Author: Ham & High

‘Quantum is a fascinating, powerful and brilliantly written book that shows one of the most important theories of modern science in the making and discusses its implications for our ideas about the fundamental nature of the world and human knowledge, while presenting intimate and insightful portraits of people who made the science. Highly recommended.’ Author: Bookbag

‘‘Quantum’ is an interesting and informative read.’ Author: Physics World
Autor KUMAR, Manjit
An apariţie 2010
Editura Icon Books
Nr pagini 464
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Paperback, B
Cuvinte cheie: kumar manjit