The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics



    The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics

    A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made our World

    James Kakalios

    Gotham 2010

    Hardback 231pp 227x150mm

    9781592404797   Product Code: 95180

    Although we do not have the flying cars and underwater cities promised by 1950s' science fiction, the modern world is even more fantastic, with its laptop computers, MRI machines and DVDs. James Kakalios, author of The Physics of Superheroes, explains the fundamental rules of quantum mechanics - and their discovery through the work of physicists such as Max Planck and Werner Heisenberg - which have made possible these remarkable features of our modern lifestyle.

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