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Quantum enigma : physics encounters consciousness

Author: Bruce Rosenblum; Fred Kuttner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics and found, to their embarrassment, that their theory intimately connects consciousness with the physical world. This book explores what that implies and why some founders of the theory became the foremost objectors to it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosenblum, Bruce.
Quantum enigma.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005029426
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Rosenblum; Fred Kuttner
ISBN: 9780195175592 019517559X 9780198039099 0198039093 1280844930 9781280844935
OCLC Number: 252670784
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1 Presenting the Enigma; 2 Einstein Called It "Spooky"--and I Wish I Had Known; 3 The Visit to Neg Ahne Poc: A Quantum Parable; 4 Our Newtonian Worldview: A Universal Law of Motion; 5 All the Rest of Classical Physics; Hello Quantum Mechanics; 6 How the Quantum Was Forced on Physics; 7 Schrödinger's Equation: The New Universal Law of Motion; 8 One-Third of Our Economy; 9 Our Skeleton in the Closet; 10 Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen; 11 Schrödinger's Controversial Cat; 12 Seeking a Real World: EPR; 13 Spooky Interactions: Bell's Theorem.
Responsibility: Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner.
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Trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics and found, to their embarrassment, that their theory intimately connects consciousness with the physical world. This book explores what that implies and why some founders of the theory became the foremost objectors to it.

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