Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

Manjit Kumar


“A lucid account of quantum idea (and why you might want to care) mixed with a gripping narrative.”—San Francisco Chronicle

Quantum thought is bizarre. As Niels Bohr stated, for those who weren’t surprised via quantum concept, you didn’t rather realize it. for many humans, quantum thought is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable technological know-how. and in reality for a few years it was once both baffling for scientists themselves. during this journey de strength of technological know-how historical past, Manjit Kumar supplies a dramatic and beautifully written account of this primary clinical revolution, targeting the relevant clash among Einstein and Bohr over the character of fact and the soul of technological know-how. This revelatory e-book takes an in depth examine the golden age of physics, the bright younger minds at its core—and how an concept ignited the best highbrow debate of the 20th century. sixteen pages of pictures

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