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The Strange Story of the Quantum
by Banesh Hoffmann




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Completely non-mathematical yet wholly faithful to the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, this book tells the fascinating story of the "new" physics. By means of analogies, examples, and imaginative insights, the book acquaints the layman with the historical development and basic meaning of such momentous theories as Bohr's energy levels of the atom and Feynman's world lines, electron spin, and the quantum number. 32 line illustrations & tables. Index.

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Overview

Completely non-mathematical yet wholly faithful to the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, this book tells the fascinating story of the "new" physics. By means of analogies, examples, and imaginative insights, the book acquaints the layman with the historical development and basic meaning of such momentous theories as Bohr's energy levels of the atom and Feynman's world lines, electron spin, and the quantum number. 32 line illustrations & tables. Index.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486205182
  • ISBN-10: 0486205185
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 7.96 x 5.4 x 0.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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