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The amazing story of quantum mechanics : a math-free exploration of the science that made our world, James Kakalios

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The amazing story of quantum mechanics
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a math-free exploration of the science that made our world
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James Kakalios
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eng
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Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis. Using illustrations and examples from science fiction pulp magazines and comic books, this book explains the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics that underlie the world we live in.--From publisher description
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Title
The amazing story of quantum mechanics
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Explains how everyday products were made possible by quantum mechanics, covering the Schrödinger equation, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, and nanoscience
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353834
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DLC
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530.12
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC174.13
LC item number
.K35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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The amazing story of quantum mechanics : a math-free exploration of the science that made our world, James Kakalios
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-301) and index
Contents
Quantum mechanics in three easy steps -- Photons at the beach -- Fearful symmetry -- It's all done with magnets -- Wave functions all the way down -- The equation that made the future! -- The uncertainty principle made easy -- Why so blue, Dr. Manhattan? -- Our friend, the atom -- Radioactive man -- Man of the atom -- Every man for himself -- All for one and one for all -- Quantum invisible "ink" -- Death rays and DVDs -- The one-way door -- Big changes come in small packages -- Spintronics -- A window on inner space -- COming attractions -- Seriously, where's my jet pack?
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24 cm.
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Extent
xv, 318 p.
Isbn
9781592404797
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(hardcover)
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2010029568
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ill.

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