By Heinz R. Pagels
"A trustworthy consultant for the nonmathematical reader around the maximum ridges of actual conception. Pagels is unfailingly lighthearted and confident." — Scientific American
"A sound, transparent, important paintings that merits the eye of somebody who takes an curiosity within the courting among fabric fact and the human mind." — Science 82
This is among the most vital books on quantum mechanics ever written for common readers. Heinz Pagels, an eminent physicist and technology author, discusses and explains the center innovations of physics with no resorting to advanced arithmetic. The two-part remedy outlines the historical past of quantum physics and addresses advanced matters similar to Bell's theorem and effortless particle physics, drawing upon the paintings of Bohr, Gell-Mann, and others. Anecdotes from the private files of Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, and Planck provide intimate glimpses of the scientists whose paintings perpetually replaced the world.
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