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Alice in Quantumland : An Allegory of Quantum Physics

Gilmore, RobertGilmore, Robert(Illustrated by)
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In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a whole new Wonderland, smaller than an atom, where each attraction demonstrates a different aspect of quantum theory.

Alice unusual encounters, enhanced by illustrations by Gilmore himself, make the Uncertainty Principle, wave functions, the Pauli Principle, and other elusive concepts easier to grasp.

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0387914951 / 9780387914954
Hardback
530.12
21/07/1995
United States
English
184 pages, X, 184 p.
155 x 235 mm, 1010 grams
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