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Philip Ball

Beyond Weird

€14,95

I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics.' Richard Feynman wrote this in 1965 - the year he was awarded the Nobel prize in physics for his work on quantum mechanics. Over the past decade, the enigma of quantum mechanics has come into sharper focus. We now realise that quantum mechanics is less about particles and waves, uncertainty and fuzziness, than a theory about information: about what can be known and how.

The quantum world isn't a different world: it is our world, and if anything deserves to be called 'weird', it's us. This exhilarating book is about what quantum maths really means - and what it doesn't mean. Gorgeously lucid...takes us to the edge of contemporary theorizing about the foundations of quantum mechanics...

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2019
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages: 384
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781784706081
ISBN 10: 1784706086

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Beyond Weird

€14,95