Einstein and the Quantum
The Quest of the Valiant Swabian
||Stone, A. Douglas|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission and absorption of light--the core of what we now know as quantum theory--than he did about relativity.
A compelling blend of physics, biography, and the history of science,...