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  • Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality

    By Manjit Kumar

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781848310353
    • Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty
    • Published: 2009
    A thrilling narrative history of science’s most fundamental revolution, and the divisive debate between Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr and the band of brilliant young men at its heart. Manjit Kumar probes beyond the froth and arcane arguments and reveals what really lies behind the theory and ultimately what it means for the development of science. Notes, Bibliography, Index. B&W illus. 448p.
  • Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

    By Manjit Kumar

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393339888
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2011
    This tour de force of science history provides a superbly written account of the quantum revolution, focusing on Einstein and Bohr’s battle over the nature of reality. Combining clear, accessible explanations of quantum physics with a narrative of the clashing personalities at the heart of the conflict, QUANTUM reveals how an idea ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the 20th century. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 448p.
  • Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

    By Manjit Kumar

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393078299
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2010
    In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly written account of this fundamental scientific revolution, and the divisive debate at its core. While the book sets the science in the context of the great upheavals of the modern age, Kumar's centerpiece is the conflict between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science. Combining a lucid account of quantum theory with a gripping narrative of the clashing personalities, the book is the essential read for anyone fascinated by this pivotal era in modern science. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illus., b&w photos. 448p.
  • Science and the Retreat from Reason

    By John Gillott

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780853459873
    • Publisher: New York Univ Pr
    • Published: March 1998
    Examines the roots of the public's waning faith in science. The authors look at the effects of discoveries in quantum mechanics, the postwar loss of certainty in the sciences, chaos and complexity, science and humanism, the quest for beauty in science, and the mystical tendency in popular science writing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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