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Einstein's dice and Schrödinger's cat : how two great minds battled quantum randomness to create a unified theory of physics / Paul Halpern, PhD.

Halpern, Paul, 1961- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780465040650
  • ISBN: 0465040659
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 271 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-254) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Allies and adversaries -- The clockwork universe -- The crucible of gravity -- Matter waves and quantum jumps -- The quest for unification -- Spooky connections and zombie cats -- Luck of the Irish -- Physics by public relations -- The last waltz : Einstein's and Schrödinger's final years -- Beyond Einstein and Schrödinger : the ongoing search for unity.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Quantum chaos.
Quantum theory > Philosophy.
Physics > Philosophy.
Unified field theories.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961.
Genre: Electronic books.

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