Introducing Quantum Theory: A Graphic Guide by Oscar Zarate, J. P. McEvoy

By Oscar Zarate, J. P. McEvoy

Quantum conception confronts us with strange paradoxes which contradict the common sense of classical physics. on the subatomic point, one particle turns out to grasp what the others are doing, and based on Heisenberg's "uncertainty principle", there's a restrict on how appropriately nature should be saw. And but the speculation is incredibly exact and largely utilized, explaining all of chemistry and such a lot of physics.

Introducing Quantum Theory takes us on a step by step travel with the main figures, together with Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg and Schrodinger. each one contributed a minimum of one the most important notion to the speculation. The puzzle of the wave-particle duality is the following, besides descriptions of the 2 questions raised opposed to Bohr's "Copenhagen Interpretation"—the well-known "dead and alive cat" and the EPR paradox. either stay unresolved.

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