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# What Is Quantum Mechanics?: A Physics Adventure

What is Quantum Mechanics? A Physics Adventure comprehensively traces the historical development of quantum mechanics, treating a complex subject in a light-hearted, user-friendly manner. It not only introduces the reader to the concepts of quantum mechanics, but also tells the story behind the theories. It is easy to understand for beginners because it was written by peop
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Paperback, 566 pages

Published
January 1st 1996
by Language Research Foundation
(first published 1995)

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Feb 05, 2008
Azeem
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it was amazing

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This book is a great way to learn about quantum mechanics from people that aren't experts. They start with the basics and go into the detailed math with lots of steps in between. Not for everyone, but you don't need to be a math genius to get what is being explained. The focus is mainly on how the various scientists, from Planck and Einstein to Heisenberg and Schroedinger, developed the language of quantum mechanics to explain the nature of light and the electron. Plus there are lots of fun comi
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Nov 27, 2015
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Amazingly simple book to teach difficult ideas and techniques of both Quantum Physics and Mathematics. The recurring theme of connection with learning new languages is profound.

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