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Erwin Schrödinger and the Quantum Revolution

Erwin Schrödinger and the Quantum Revolution( )
Author: Gribbin, John
ISBN:978-0-593-06776-5
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Limited
Imprint:Bantam Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

Erwin Schrödinger was an Austrian physicist famous for his contribution to quantum physics. He won the Nobel Prize in 1933 and is best known for his thought experiment of a cat in a box, both alive and dead at the same time, which revealed the seemingly paradoxical nature of quantum mechanics.

Schrödinger was working at one of the most fertile and creative moments in the whole history of science. By the time he was starting university in 1906, Einstein had already published...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.1 x 24 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.664 Kilograms
Author Biography
Gribbin, John (Author)
John R. Gribbin (born 19 March 1946) is a British science writer, an astrophysicist, and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction.

In 1984, Gribbin published In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality, the book that he is best known for, which continues to sell well even after years of publication. At the 2009 World Conference of Science Journalists, the Association of British Science Writers presented Gribbin with their Lifetime Achievement award.

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