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Introducing quantum theory

Author: J P McEvoy; Oscar Zarate; Richard Appignanesi
Publisher: London : Icon Books ; Minneapolis : Distributed to the trade in the USA by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, 2007, ©2013.
Series: Introducing (Thriplow, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Quantum theory confronts us with bizarre paradoxes which contradict the logic of classical physics. At the subatomic level, one particle seems to know what the others are doing, and according to Heisenberg's "uncertainty principle", there is a limit on how accurately nature can be observed. And yet the theory is amazingly accurate and widely applied, explaining all of chemistry and most of physics. "Introducing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P McEvoy; Oscar Zarate; Richard Appignanesi
ISBN: 9781840468502 1840468505
OCLC Number: 153558438
Notes: Originating editor, Richard Appignanesi.
Previously published in 1999.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Introducing (Thriplow, England)
Other Titles: Quantum theory
Responsibility: J.P. McEvoy & Oscar Zarate.

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Quantum theory confronts us with bizarre paradoxes which contradict the logic of classical physics. This book takes us on a step-by-step tour with the key figures, including Planck, Einstein, Bohr,  Read more...

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