Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality, Manjit Kumar
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Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

Author: Manjit Kumar

Narrator: Ray Porter

Unabridged: 14 hr 21 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 07/14/2010

Genre: Science

Synopsis

Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you arent shocked by quantum theory, you dont really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly written account of this fundamental scientific revolution, focusing on the central conflict between Einstein and Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science. This revelatory book takes a close look at the golden age of physics, the brilliant young minds at its core, and how an idea ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the twentieth century.

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