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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty by [Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber]
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A thorough and clear guide to the philosophical problems posed by the nature of the subatomic world.--James Trefil

A delight! A tour de force that is both illuminating and extraordinarily readable.--Gino Segrè, author of Ordinary Geniuses: How Two Mavericks Shaped Modern Science

This is an amazing book for scientists and humanists alike! Every page yields surprises--not only about the complex history of quantum physics but about how it impacts our understanding of ourselves in daily life. Required reading for anyone concerned with casting the fate of humankind in a radically new light.--Edward S. Casey, author of The World at a Glance

A fascinating tour of the lives and afterlives of some of the most captivating concepts of quantum theory.--David Kaiser, author of How the Hippies Saved Physics --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Robert P. Crease is the chairman of the philosophy department at Stony Brook University and the author of several books on science, including The Quantum Moment and The Great Equations. He lives in New York City.

Alfred Scharff Goldhaber is a professor of physics at Stony Brook University whose research ranges from elementary particles to cosmology. He also teaches an unorthodox course that introduces quantum mechanics by way of optics. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 4132 KB
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  • Print Length : 336 pages
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint Edition (13 October 2014)
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  • ASIN : B00J8R3ERC
  • Language: : English
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