Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics

Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics

Jennifer Ouellette


Physics, as soon as often called "natural philosophy," is the main easy technological know-how, explaining the realm we are living in, from the biggest curb to the very, very, very smallest, and our knowing of it has replaced over many centuries. In Black our bodies and Quantum Cats, technological know-how author Jennifer Ouellette strains key advancements within the box, surroundings descriptions of the basics of physics of their old context in addition to opposed to a huge cultural backdrop. Newton’s legislation are illustrated through the film Addams kinfolk Values, while Back to the Future demonstrates the finer issues of detailed relativity. Poe’s "The Purloined Letter" serves to light up the mysterious nature of neutrinos, and Jeanette Winterson’s novel Gut Symmetries provides a chic metaphorical framework for string theory. An spell binding and edifying learn, Black our bodies and Quantum Cats indicates that physics isn't really an arcane box of research yet a profoundly human endeavor—and a basic a part of our daily international.

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