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Author Baggott, J. E

Title The quantum story : a history in 40 moments / Jim Baggott

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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 CCRI-Prov.  QC173.98 .B34 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  QC173.98 .B34 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QC173.98 .B34 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QC173.98 .B34 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QC173.98 .B34 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xix, 469 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-447) and index
Contents Stormclouds : London, April 1900 -- Quantum of action. The most strenuous work of my life : Berlin, December 1900 ; Annus Mirabilis : Bern, March 1905 ; A little bit of reality : Manchester, April 1913 ; la ComÚdie Franšaise : Paris, September 1923 ; A strangely beautiful interior : Helgoland, June 1925 ; The self-rotating electron : Leiden, November 1925 ; A late erotic outburst : Swiss Alps, Christmas 1925 -- Quantum interpretation. Ghost field : Oxford, August 1926 ; All this damned quantum jumping : Copenhagen, October 1926 ; The uncertainty principle : Copenhagen, February 1927 ; The 'Kopenhagener geist' : Copenhagen, June 1927 ; There is no quantum world : Lake Como, September 1927 -- Quantum debate. The debate commences : Brussels, October 1927 ; An absolute wonder : Cambridge, Christmas 1927 ; The photon box : Brussels, October 1930 ; A Bolt from the blue : Princeton, May 1935 ; The paradox of Schr÷dinger's cat : Oxford, August 1935 ; Interlude : The first war of physics : Christmas 1938-August 1945 -- Quantum fields. Shelter Island : Long Island, June 1947 ; Pictorial semi-vision thing : New York, January 1949 ; A beautiful idea : Princeton, February 1954 ; Some strangeness in the proportion : Rochester, August 1960 ; Three quarks for Muster Mark! : New York, March 1963 ; The 'God particle' : Cambridge, Massachusetts, Autumn 1967 -- Quantum particles. Deep inelastic scattering : Stanford, August 1968 ; Of charm and weak neutral currents : Harvard, February 1970 ; The magic of colour : Princeton/Harvard, April 1973 ; The November revolution : Long Island/Stanford, November 1974 ; Intermediate vector bosons : Geneva, January/June 1983 ; The standard model : Geneva, September 2003 -- Quantum reality. Hidden variable : Princeton, Spring 1951 ; Bertlmann's socks : Boston, September 1964 ; The Aspect experiments : Paris, September 1982 ; The quantum eraser : Baltimore, January 1999 ; Lab cats : Stony Brook/Delft, July 2000 ; The persistent illusion : Vienna, December 2006 -- Quantum cosmology. The wavefunction of the universe : Princeton, July 1966 ; Hawking radiation : Oxford, February 1974 ; The first superstring revolution : Aspen, August 1984 ; Quanta of space and time : Santa Barbara, February 1986 ; Crisis? What crisis? : Durham, Summer 1994 -- A quantum of solace? : Geneva, March 2010
LC subject Quantum theory -- History
ISBN 9780199566846 (hbk.) :
0199566844 (hbk.)