Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (The Ladybird Expert Series)


Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (The Ladybird Expert Series)
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending world of the very, very small. Written by physicist and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili, it explores all the key players, breakthroughs, controversies and unanswered questions of the quantum world. You'll discover how the sun shines, why light is both a wave and a particle, the certainty of the Uncertainty Principle, Schrodinger's Cat, Einstein's spooky action, how to build a quantum computer, and why quantum mechanics drives even its experts completely crazy. 'Jim Al-Khalili has done an admirable job of condensing the ideas of quantum physics from Max Planck to the possibilities of quantum computers into brisk, straightforward English' The Times Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert series include: · Climate Change · Evolution For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

Details Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (The Ladybird Expert Series)

Title Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (The Ladybird Expert Series)
AuthorJim Al-Khalili
Release Date26th Sep 2017
PublisherMichael Joseph
ISBN-100718186273
EAN9780718186272
FormatInternational Edition
LanguageEnglish
Pages56 pages
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