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How the hippies saved physics : science, counterculture, and the quantum revival

Author: David Kaiser
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1970s, an eccentric group of physicists in Berkeley, California, banded together to explore the wilder side of science. As David Kaiser reveals, these unlikely heroes spun modern physics in a new direction, forcing mainstream physicists to pay attention to the strange but excitiing underpinnings of quantum theory.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kaiser
ISBN: 9780393342314 039334231X
OCLC Number: 979511625
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: c2011.
Description: xxvi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Kaiser.

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In the 1970s, an eccentric group of physicists in Berkeley, California, banded together to explore the wilder side of science. As David Kaiser reveals, these unlikely heroes spun modern physics in a new direction, forcing mainstream physicists to pay attention to the strange but excitiing underpinnings of quantum theory.

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