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How physics confronts reality : Einstein was correct, but Bohr won the game

Author: Roger G Newton
Publisher: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2009.
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"This book recalls, for nonscientific readers, the history of quantum mechanics, the main points of its interpretation, and Einstein's objections to it, together with the responses engendered by his arguments. We point out that most popular discussions of the strange aspects of quantum mechanics ignore the fundamental fact that Einstein was correct in his insistence that the theory does not directly describe  Read more...
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Newton, Roger G.
How physics confronts reality.
Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2009
(DLC) 2009279662
(OCoLC)436089013
Named Person: Niels Bohr; Albert Einstein; Niels Bohr; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger G Newton
ISBN: 9789814277044 9814277045
OCLC Number: 671655182
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 147 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Some quantum history --
Rules and interpretations --
Einstein's defection --
From atomism to real particles --
Laws of motion --
Fields --
New particles and their quantum origins --
Atoms, inside and out --
Methods and underpinnings.
Other Titles: Einstein was correct, but Bohr won the game
Responsibility: Roger G. Newton.

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Presents the history of quantum mechanics, the main points of its interpretation, and Einstein's objections to it, together with the responses engendered by his arguments. This title reveals that  Read more...

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