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How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
by David Kaiser
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In the 1970s, an eccentric group of physicists in Berkeley, California, banded together to explore the wilder side of science. Dubbing themselves the "Fundamental Fysiks Group," they pursued an audacious, speculative approach to physics, studying quantum... (read more)

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Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge Classics)
Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge Classics)
by David Bohm
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David Bohm was one of the foremost scientific thinkers and philosophers of our time. Although deeply influenced by Einstein, he was also, more unusually for a scientist, inspired by mysticism. Indeed, in the 1970s and 1980s he made contact with both J... (read more)

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The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)
The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)
by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw
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In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2? and make fundamental scientific principles accessible — and fascinating — to everyone. The subatomic realm... (read more)

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Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur
Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur
by Tom Lancaster
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Quantum field theory is arguably the most far-reaching and beautiful physical theory ever constructed, with aspects more stringently tested and verified to greater precision than any other theory in physics. Unfortunately, the subject has gained a... (read more)

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum (Theoretical Minimum)
Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum (Theoretical Minimum)
by Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman
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From the bestselling author of The Theoretical Minimum, a DIY introduction to the math and science of quantum physics. First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the... (read more)

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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
by Stephen W Hawking
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At the very frontiers of science, professor Stephen Hawking invites you to be a fellow traveler on an extraordinary voyage through space-time. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter. (Alix G. Mautner Memorial Lectures) (Princeton Science Library)
Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter. (Alix G. Mautner Memorial Lectures) (Princeton Science Library)
by Richard P Feynman
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Famous the world over for the creative brilliance of his insights into the physical world, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the nonscientist. QED — the edited... (read more)

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Exploring Quantum Mechanics: A Collection of 700+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers
Exploring Quantum Mechanics: A Collection of 700+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers
by Victor Galitski
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A series of seminal technological revolutions has led to a new generation of electronic devices miniaturized to such tiny scales where the strange laws of quantum physics come into play. There is no doubt that, unlike scientists and engineers of the past,... (read more)

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Quantum Mechanics and Experience
Quantum Mechanics and Experience
by David Z Albert
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The more science tells us about the world, the stranger it looks. Ever since physics first penetrated the atom, early in this century, what it found there has stood as a radical and unanswered challenge to many of our most cherished conceptions of... (read more)

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Q Is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics
Q Is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics
by John R. Gribbin
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andlt;Bandgt;THE QUANTUM WORLD FROM A TO Zandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world -- the place where most of the... (read more)

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Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals (Dover Books on Physics)
Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals (Dover Books on Physics)
by Richard Phillips Feynman
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From astrophysics to condensed matter theory, nearly all of modern physics employs the path integral technique. In this presentation, the developer of path integrals and one of the best-known scientists of all time, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard... (read more)

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Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian
Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian
by A Douglas Stone
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"Common lore holds that Einstein's essential contribution to physics is relativity. But in this scholarly and accessible book, A. Douglas Stone argues convincingly that Einstein had a profound impact on the development of quantum theory. With lively... (read more)

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments
The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments
by Jim Baggott
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Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. Its concepts underpin much of the twenty-first century technology that we now take for granted. But at the same... (read more)

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Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness
Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness
by Bruce Rosenblum
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In trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics, the most successful theory in science and the basis of one-third of our economy. They found, to their embarrassment, that with their theory, physics encounters consciousness. Authors... (read more)

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Schrodinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality: Solving the Quantum Mysteries Tag: Author of in Search of Schrod. Cat
Schrodinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality: Solving the Quantum Mysteries Tag: Author of in Search of Schrod. Cat
by John Gribbin
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In this eagerly anticipated sequel to the classic bestseller In Search of Schrodinger's Cat, John Gribbin digs even deeper into the mysterious and confounding world of quantum mechanics. Gribbin takes infinitely complex, mind-bending experiments, brings... (read more)

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The Quantum Guide to Life: How the Laws of Physics Explain Our Lives from Laziness to Love
The Quantum Guide to Life: How the Laws of Physics Explain Our Lives from Laziness to Love
by Kunal K Das
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Learn how quantum physics affects your daily life and discover practical ways to put that knowledge to good use! Ever wonder why you always seem to seek the easiest and shortest way to accomplish something?  And why is... (read more)

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Three Roads to Quantum Gravity
Three Roads to Quantum Gravity
by Lee Smolin
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The Holy Grail of modern physics is a theory of the universe that unites two seemingly opposing pillars of modern science: Einstein's theory of general relativity, which deals with large-scale phenomena (planets, solar systems and galaxies), and quantum... (read more)

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Quantum Cybernetics
Quantum Cybernetics
by Gerhard Grossing
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"This book, written for non-specialists, discuses the apparent conflict between relativity and quantum mechanics, concentrating particularly on what Einstein called ""spooky interactions at a distance."" The author proposes a resolution based on a causal... (read more)

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Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World (10 Edition)
Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World (10 Edition)
by Michael D. Fayer
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What gives objects their color? Why does copper conduct electricity, but glass does not? Why is carbon dioxide a greenhouse gas while oxygen and nitrogen are not? These are basic questions about how our world works that can’t be answered with the... (read more)

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Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics
Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics
by Robert Gilmore
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In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a whole new Wonderland, smaller than an atom, where each attraction demonstrates a different aspect of... (read more)

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