Absolutely Small

How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World

 Absolutely Small

Author: Michael D. Fayer
Pub Date: June 2010
Print Edition: $32.95
Print ISBN: 9780814438411
Page Count: 400
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814414910

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"...lively with amusing and useful examples, analogies, and descriptions of scientists and experiments...introduce nonscientists to quantum mechanics...useful for advanced graduate students and professional scientists." --Choice

“…interested in physics and the fundamental understanding of many pheonomena explained in laymen’s terms, this book wil be the most valuable asset you will ever read.” --IEEE Electrical Insulation

“…appeal to anyone with a curious mind who has ever wondered what all the quantum mechanics fuss is about, and to those who simply want to understand the everyday world." --ForeWord

"... illustrates the ways in which 'the natural world is driven by quantum phenomena' with a serious, accessible treatment of a complex and fascinating subject." --Publishers Weekly

“Favouring everyday examples over formulae, he makes quantum mechanics palatable, from wave–particle duality to the uncertainty principle… book provides a useful overview.” --Nature Magazine

“From why everyday mysteries have quantum roots to how to understand quantum mechanics without the math… an invaluable guide…” --The Midwest Book Review

"Finally, someone caught up with the importance of explaining Quantum Theory in layman’s terms…does a marvelous job at uniting the various aspects of matter and energy.” --Sacramento Book Review

“…one of the most intriguing books about quantum science currently on the market…must-read for those who want to learn more about quantum theory.” --NSTA Recommends

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