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Real Quanta - Simplifying Quantum Physics for Einstein and Bohr

Martijn van Calmthout

Publisher: Dundurn

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A readable, quirky entry point into the weird world of quantum mechanics, and how it powers our everyday lives
Popular science, with legendary physicists Albert Einstein and Neils Bohr as the reader's guide
Set in atmospheric Brussels, at the Famous Hotel Métropole, where early quantum theories were hammered out in debates at the café
Also a fascinating history of what began as a "crazy" theory that blew up to become part of the scientific, military, and technological basis of our modern world
The new series Genius airing on the National Geographic Channel also dramatizes Einstein's life and was just renewed for a second season
Book was translated from Dutch and originally distributed as a gift at an international physics conference in 2016
With an epilogue that tinally reveals the mysterious fate of Schrödinger’s Cat!

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