Quantum Physics

Author: John Gribben
Homepage_9780751339765

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  • : $14.95(NZD)
  • : 9780751339765
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
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  • : November 2002
  • : 173mm X 122mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 14.95
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  • : John Gribben
  • : Essential Science S.
  • : Paperback
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  • : 530.12
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  • : 72
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  • : 100 photographs and illustrations, glossary, index
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Barcode 9780751339765
9780751339765

Description

This series provides a beginner's guide to a wide range of scientific concepts and topical issues affecting our daily lives. This title contains a history of quantum physics and examines issues such as how a particle can be in two places at once.

Author description

John Gribbin is an internationally renowned author, broadcaster, journalist and research scientist with a unique capacity for explaining difficult scientific subjects to the widest possible audience. He has written 50 books, amongst which are highly acclaimed titles such as In search of the Double Helix and in Search of the Big Bang.

Table of contents

Meet the quantum: classical physics; the quantum revolution. Out of the darkness: the central mystery; the jewel in the crown; putting quanta to work; inside the nucleus. The quantum computer: principles into practice; teleportation, quantum style.