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Alice In Quantumland : An Allegory Of Quantum Physics - Robert Gilmore

Alice In Quantumland

An Allegory Of Quantum Physics

Hardcover Published: 21st July 1995
ISBN: 9780387914954
Number Of Pages: 184

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Alice is about to enter a whole new Wonderland. It's
Quantumland -- a kind of intellectual amusement park,
smaller than an atom, where each attraction demonstrates
a different aspect of quantum theory. There she'll meet
an Emperor who thinks his new clothes into existence,
dance with the Three Quark Brothers at the Particle
MASSquerade, travel back in time (running into herself),
and experience all kinds of quantum effects. In this
cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes
accessible some often baffling components of quantum
mechanics.

Into Quantumlandp. 1
The Heisenberg Bankp. 13
The Mechanic's Institutep. 30
The Copenhagen Schoolp. 49
The Fermi-Bose Academyp. 69
Virtual Realityp. 88
Atoms in the Voidp. 108
Castle Rutherfordp. 125
The Particle MASSqueradep. 142
The Experimental Physics Phun Phairp. 162
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ISBN: 9780387914954
ISBN-10: 0387914951
Series: COPERNICUS
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 21st July 1995
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.51  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.45

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