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Beyond news of the weird

over 500 strange-but-true news stories that prove once and for all that facts are far weirder than fiction

by Chuck Shepherd

  • 109 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Plume in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Curiosities and wonders -- United States -- Humor.,
    • Curiosities and wonders -- United States -- Anecdotes.,
    • United States -- History, Local -- Humor.,
    • United States -- History, Local -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChuck Shepherd, John J. Kohut & Roland Sweet.
      ContributionsKohut, John J., Sweet, Roland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE179 .S5475 1991
      The Physical Object
      FormatPaperback
      Paginationx, 230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1539808M
      ISBN 100452267161
      ISBN 109780452267169
      LC Control Number91018367
      OCLC/WorldCa23870441

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Some of what I very much liked about Beyond Weird is the way Ball avoids getting into the usual ruts that books on this topic often end up in (with the Becker book one example). He avoids the temptation to follow a historical treatment, something that is almost irresistible given the great story of the history of quantum mechanics.

An exhilarating tour of the contemporary quantum landscape, this is a book about what quantum maths really means – and what it doesn’t mean.

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Science writer Philip Ball offers an up-to-date, accessible account of the quest to come to grips with the most fundamental theory of physical reality, and to explain how its counterintuitive. An exhilarating tour of the contemporary quantum landscape, Beyond Weird is a book about what quantum physics really means—and what it doesn’t.

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‘Beyond Weird’ also contains a hefty helping of philosophy, as Ball attempts to reconcile quantum reality with seemingly confounding experimental results.