The Quantum World

The Quantum World

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As Kenneth W. Ford shows us in qThe Quantum World, q the laws governing the very small and the very swift defy common sense and stretch our minds to the limit. Drawing on a deep familiarity with the discoveries of the twentieth century, Ford gives an appealing account of quantum physics that will help the serious reader make sense of a science that, for all its successes, remains mysterious. In order to make the book even more suitable for classroom use, the author, assisted by Diane Goldstein, has included a new section of Quantum Questions at the back of the book. A separate answer manual to these 300+ questions is available; visit qThe Quantum Worldq website for ordering information. There is also a cloth edition of this book, which does not include the qQuantum Questionsq included in this paperback edition.Tevatron at Fermi lab Chicago Toledo Indianapolis Figure 6. Space map. tion in which the motion ... So the airplane sitting on the runway in Chicago prior to takeoff traces a vertical line (AB in the diagram). Position in space is fixed, but positionanbsp;...

Title:The Quantum World
Author:Kenneth W. Ford
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2009-07-01


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