Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics

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50 Ideas You Really Need to Know – Quantum Physics

Joanne Baker

The subatomic world is nothing like the world we know. Here teleportation is possible, alternative realities may exist, and much of what we thought we knew about the workings of the universe is turned on its head. Quantum theory is the most mind-bending and counterintuitive concept ever devised by humanity. And the more we learn about how matter behaves at the very smallest scales, the more complex and fascinating our world becomes.

50 Quantum Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know demystifies this most esoteric of scientific fields. With 50 concise chapters covering complex theories and their advanced applications - from string theory to black holes, and quarks to quantum computing - in straightforward, bite-sized chunk, this app will challenge the way you understand the world.

Contents include: Speed of light, Wave-particle duality, Quantum leaps, Pauli exclusion principle, Schrödinger's wave equation, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, The Copenhagen interpretation, Schrödinger's cat; The EPR paradox, Nuclear fission and fusion, Antimatter, Quantum field theory, Quantum electrodynamics, Quarks, The Standard Model, The Higgs boson, Supersymmetry, Quantum gravity, Hawking radiation, Quantum cosmology, String theory, Many worlds, Quibits, Quantum cryptography, Superconductivity, Quantum biology, Quantum consciousness, and many others.

Text © Joanne Baker 2013


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