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The amazing story of quantum mechanics [electronic resource] : a math-free exploration of the science that made our world / James Kakalios.

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  • ISBN: 9781101183502 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101183500 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101188316 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101188316 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 318 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis. Using illustrations and examples from science fiction pulp magazines and comic books, this book explains the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics that underlie the world we live in.--From publisher description.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Quantum theory > Miscellanea.
Genre: Electronic books.

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