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The amazing story of quantum mechanics : a math-free exploration of the science that made our world

Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis. Using illustrations and examples from science fiction pulp magazines and comic books, this book explains the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics that underlie the world we live in. It takes a look at the amazing technologies of the 21st century, and how quantum mechanics made them possible. -- From publisher description
Print Book, English, ©2010
Gotham Books, New York, N.Y., ©2010