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#### 100 Years of Planck's Quantum

World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 135.00This invaluable book takes the reader from Planck's discovery of the quantum in 1900 to the most recent interpretations and applications of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics.The introduction of the quantum idea leads off the prehistory of quantum mechanics, featuring Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Compton, and de Broglie's immortal contributions.... more...

#### Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes

Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 44.00This book examines the development of Niels Bohr's crucial insights during the birth of quantum mechanics. more...

#### The Dreams That Stuff Is Made Of

Running Press 2011; US$ 35.00“God does not play dice with the universe.? So said Albert Einstein in response to the first discoveries that launched quantum physics, as they suggested a random universe that seemed to violate the laws of common sense. This 20th-century scientific revolution completely shattered Newtonian laws, inciting a crisis of thought that challenged scientists... more...

#### Edexcel International GCSE and Certificate Physics Practice Book

Hodder Education 2013; US$ 31.98Successfully prepare your students for assessment with this exam-focussed Practice Book written by expert authors and teachers specifically for the Edexcel International GCSE Physics specification and the Edexcel UK Certificate in Physics. In this Practice Book you will find:.; Questions on all Sections in the specification to check students' understanding... more...

#### How Physics Confronts Reality

World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 22.00This book recalls, for nonscientific readers, the history of quantum mechanics, the main points of its interpretation, and Einstein's objections to it, together with the responses engendered by his arguments. Most popular discussions on the strange aspects of quantum mechanics ignore the fundamental fact that Einstein was correct in his insistence... more...

#### The Physics of Quantum Mechanics

Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 48.99The Physics of Quantum Mechanics aims to give students a good understanding of how quantum mechanics describes the material world. It shows that the theory follows naturally from the use of probability amplitudes to derive probabilities. It stresses that stationary states are unphysical mathematical abstractions that enable us to solve the theory's... more...

#### Quantum

Icon Books Ltd 2008; US$ 11.65For most people, quantum theory is a byword for mysterious, impenetrable science. And yet for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this magisterial book, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly-written history of this fundamental scientific revolution, and the divisive debate at its core. Quantum theory looks at the very... more...

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