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Through two doors at once : the elegant experiment that captures the enigma of our quantum reality

Author: Anil Ananthaswamy
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018] ©2018
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"It's the story of quantum mechanics told through the lens of the 'double-slit' experiment, showing how light passing through two slits cut into a cardboard sheet first challenged our understanding of light and the nature of reality almost two hundred years ago--and continues to do so"--
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Ananthaswamy, Anil.
Through two doors at once.
New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
(DLC) 2018008272
(OCoLC)1033575425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anil Ananthaswamy
ISBN: 9781101986110 1101986115
OCLC Number: 1048255978
Description: 1 online resource (x, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: The story of nature taunting us --
The case of the experiment with two holes : Richard Feynman explains the central mystery --
What does it mean "to be"? : the road to reality, from Copenhagen to Brussels --
Between reality and perception : doing the double slit, one photon at a time --
From sacred texts : revelations about spooky action at a distance --
To erase or not to erase : mountaintop experiments take us to the edge --
Bohmian rhapsody : obvious ontology evolving the obvious way --
Gravity kills the quantum cat? : the case for bringing spacetime into the mix --
Healing an ugly scar : the many worlds medicine --
Epilogue: Ways of looking at the same thing?
Responsibility: Anil Ananthaswamy.

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"It's the story of quantum mechanics told through the lens of the 'double-slit' experiment, showing how light passing through two slits cut into a cardboard sheet first challenged our understanding of light and the nature of reality almost two hundred years ago--and continues to do so"--

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