Books > Best Sellers > Science & Math






Price: $9.95

(as of 2012-10-07 01:24:25 PST)

Usually ships in 24 hours

Science & Math

Rating: 4.3 / 5.0 (29 votes)

Released: 2003-10-14

Buying Choices

41 new from $5.40
29 used from $3.98

(as of 2012-10-07 01:24:25 PST)








Introducing Quantum Theory: A Graphic Guide to Science's Most Puzzling Discovery by J.P. McEvoy

Description

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 Quantum Theory” takes us on a step-by-step tour with the key figures, including Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg and Schrodinger. Each contributed at least one crucial concept to the theory. The puzzle of the wave-particle duality is here, along with descriptions of the two questions raised against Bohr's “Copenhagen Interpretation” – the famous “dead and alive cat” and the EPR paradox. Both remain unresolved.


Check All Offers Add to Wish List Customer Reviews


Book Details

Author: J.P. McEvoy Publisher: Icon Books Binding: Paperback Language: English Pages: 176

Similar Books

Quantum Physics: A Beginner's Guide (Beginners Guide (Oneworld))
The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone
Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
Introducing Relativity: A Graphic Guide
Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide


Comments




Become a fan of Your #1 Source for Kindle eBooks from the Amazon Kindle Store! on Facebook for the inside scoop on latest and most exclusive books.

SimpleTrack