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The cosmic code: quantum physics as the language of nature

By: Pagels, Heinz R.
Publisher: Mineola Dover Publications 2011Description: 370 p.ISBN: 9780486485065.Subject(s): Quantum theory | Particles (Nuclear physics) | Science - Philosophy | SCIENCE / PhysicsDDC classification: 530.12 Summary: This is one of the most important books on quantum mechanics ever written for general readers. Heinz Pagels, an eminent physicist and science writer, discusses and explains the core concepts of physics without resorting to complicated mathematics. The two-part treatment outlines the history of quantum physics and addresses complex subjects such as Bell's theorem and elementary particle physics, drawing upon the work of Bohr, Gell-Mann, and others. Anecdotes from the personal documents of Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, and Planck offer intimate glimpses of the scientists whose work forever changed the world.Reprint of the Simon and Schuster, New York, 1982 edition.(store.doverpublications.com/0486485064.html#productdescription)
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includes bibliographical references and index.

This is one of the most important books on quantum mechanics ever written for general readers. Heinz Pagels, an eminent physicist and science writer, discusses and explains the core concepts of physics without resorting to complicated mathematics. The two-part treatment outlines the history of quantum physics and addresses complex subjects such as Bell's theorem and elementary particle physics, drawing upon the work of Bohr, Gell-Mann, and others. Anecdotes from the personal documents of Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, and Planck offer intimate glimpses of the scientists whose work forever changed the world.Reprint of the Simon and Schuster, New York, 1982 edition.(store.doverpublications.com/0486485064.html#productdescription)

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