Gemma Lavender - Quantum Physics in Minutes - Quercus

Quantum Physics in Minutes

By Gemma Lavender

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The inner workings of our universe explained in an instant

The fastest way to understanding quantum physics - learn about how our universe works, in minutes.

Quantum physics is the most fundamental, but also the most bewildering, of sciences. Allowing for simultaneously dead-and-alive cats, teleportation, antimatter and parallel universes, it also underpins all digital technology and even life itself. But at last it's possible through this clear and compact book, illuminated with 200 simple diagrams for anyone to understand the strange and beautiful subatomic world, and hence the nature of reality itself.

Contents include: inside the atom, the Higgs boson, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Schrödinger's cat, relativity, dark energy and matter, black holes, God playing dice, the Theory of Everything, the birth and fate of the Universe, string theory, quantum computing, superconductivity, quantum biology and consciousness, and much more.

Biographical Notes

Gemma Lavender is editor of All About Space magazine and writes for Astronomy Now and Physics World magazines. She has worked for Scientific Reports and the Institute of Physics and holds a Master of Physics.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781786481214
  • Publication date: 04 May 2017
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Quercus
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