Coverart for item
The Resource The quantum universe : (and why anything that can happen, does), Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw

The quantum universe : (and why anything that can happen, does), Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw

Label
The quantum universe : (and why anything that can happen, does)
Title
The quantum universe
Title remainder
(and why anything that can happen, does)
Statement of responsibility
Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 universe? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And how - for all its apparently counter-intuitive ideas - can we be sure that the theory is good? The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the universe has lead to some woolly pronouncements on the nature of all interconnectedness - but Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw reveal the simple and understandable theories that allow for concrete, yet astonishing, predictions about the world around us. From entangled twins to the incredible double-slit experiment, The Quantum Universe will give every reader the most up-to-date picture of that amazing subatomic world, where thousands of years of physics must be rewritten completely
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cox, Brian
Dewey number
530.12
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC174.12
LC item number
.C689 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Forshaw, J. R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Quantum theory
Label
The quantum universe : (and why anything that can happen, does), Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]) and index
Contents
Something strange is afoot -- Being in two places at once -- What is a particle? -- Everything that can happen does happen -- Movement as an illusion -- The music of the atoms -- The universe in a pin-head (and why we don't fall through the floor) -- Interconnected -- The modern world -- Interaction -- Empty space isn't empty -- Epilogue: the death of stars
Control code
ocn760085223
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780306819643
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011942393
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760085223
Label
The quantum universe : (and why anything that can happen, does), Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]) and index
Contents
Something strange is afoot -- Being in two places at once -- What is a particle? -- Everything that can happen does happen -- Movement as an illusion -- The music of the atoms -- The universe in a pin-head (and why we don't fall through the floor) -- Interconnected -- The modern world -- Interaction -- Empty space isn't empty -- Epilogue: the death of stars
Control code
ocn760085223
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780306819643
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011942393
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760085223

Library Locations

    • Bemis Public LibraryBorrow it
      6014 South Datura Street, Littleton, CO, 80120, US
      39.6078903 -105.0037841
Processing Feedback ...