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The ghost in the atom : a discussion of the mysteries of quantum physics

Author: P C W Davies; J R Brown
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Quantum physics, born in the first quarter of this century, dominates modern physical science, yet this supremely successful theory is built on foundations that appear to defy common sense. The interpretation of the quantum theory, and the attempted resolution of its paradoxes, remain highly controversial. There has been a resurgence of interest in these fundamental issues, stimulated by the outcome of a key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Interviews
Entretiens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P C W Davies; J R Brown
ISBN: 0521307902 9780521307901 0521313163 9780521313162 0521457289 9780521457286
OCLC Number: 12970182
Description: ix, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The strange world of the quantum --
Alain Aspect --
John Bell --
John Wheeler --
Rudolf Peierls --
David Deutsch --
John Taylor --
David Bohm --
Basil Hiley.
Responsibility: P.C.W. Davies and J.R. Brown.
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In 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  Read more...

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'Paul Davies' summary ... is one of the clearest short expositions of quantum theory I have ever read.' New Scientist 'For those puzzled by the mystery of Schroedinger's 'dead and alive' cat, or Read more...

 
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