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The Resource Quantum : Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality, Manjit Kumar

Quantum : Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality, Manjit Kumar

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Quantum : Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality
Title
Quantum
Title remainder
Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality
Statement of responsibility
Manjit Kumar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the conflict between Einstein and Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science as the author discusses quantum theory -- "an idea that ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the twentieth century."
Summary
A journey through science history closely examines the golden age of physics, focusing on the central conflict between Einstein and Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science
Biography type
contains biographical information
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321927
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kumar, Manjit
Dewey number
530.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Einstein, Albert
  • Bohr, Niels
  • Quantum theory
  • Physicists
Target audience
adult
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Einstein, Bohr, and the great debate about the nature of reality
Label
Quantum : Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality, Manjit Kumar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The quantum. The reluctant revolutionary -- The patent slave -- The golden Dane -- The quantum atom -- When Einstein met Bohr -- The prince of duality -- Boy physics. Spin doctors -- The quantum magician -- "A late erotic outburst" -- Uncertainty in Copenhagen -- Titans clash over reality. Solvay 1927 -- Einstein forgets relativity -- Quantum reality -- Does God play dice? For whom Bell's theorem tolls -- The quantum demon -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
ocn449865722
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 448 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393078299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009051249
Other physical details
ill.. ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)449865722
Label
Quantum : Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality, Manjit Kumar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The quantum. The reluctant revolutionary -- The patent slave -- The golden Dane -- The quantum atom -- When Einstein met Bohr -- The prince of duality -- Boy physics. Spin doctors -- The quantum magician -- "A late erotic outburst" -- Uncertainty in Copenhagen -- Titans clash over reality. Solvay 1927 -- Einstein forgets relativity -- Quantum reality -- Does God play dice? For whom Bell's theorem tolls -- The quantum demon -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
ocn449865722
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 448 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393078299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009051249
Other physical details
ill.. ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)449865722

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