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The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen (Hardback)
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The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen (Hardback)

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Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 29/10/2011
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"The Quantum Universe" brings together two authors on a brilliantly ambitious mission to show that everyone can understand the deepest questions of science. But just what is quantum physics? How does it help us understand the world? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And why, above all, can we be sure that the theory is good? The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the universe has led to some very woolly pronouncements on the nature of all interconnectedness. Here, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw give us the real science, and reveal the profound theories that allow for concrete, yet astonishing, predictions about the world. This is our most up-to-date picture of reality.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781846144325
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 553 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 23 mm

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“Suspend disbelief and believe”

Be warned if you are looking for an introduction to quantum mechanics then this is not the text for you.

However if you want to develop your understanding, having read as I have the likes of: The Universe in a... More

Hardback edition
17th February 2012
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“i struggled with it”

I know it's dumbed down for mere mortals like me to get to grips with quantum physics, and I came away with a child like understanding of the subject, but I was underwhelmed. It lost my attention many times, and... More

Hardback edition
20th April 2012
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“The Quantum Universe”

Consider: “quantum mechanics is one of the three great pillars supporting our understanding of the natural world, the others being Einstein’s theories of Special and General Relativity.” If Einstein’s theories deal... More

Paperback edition
10th March 2013
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