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Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution( )
Author: Gribbin, John
ISBN:978-1-118-29926-5
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

A lively, fascinating biography of the father of quantum mechanics by the bestselling author of the science classic, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat

Erwin Schrödinger, best known for his famous "Schrödinger's Cat" paradox, is one of the most famous physicists of the early twentieth century and a member of a new generation of quantum physicists, including Werner Heisenberg, Paul Dirac, and Niels Bohr. Yet Schrödinger's scientific discoveries only scratch the surface...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.46 x 9.35 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds
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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