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The strange story of the quantum

Banesh Hoffmann

The strange story of the quantum

by Banesh Hoffmann

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory.,
  • Atoms.,
  • Nuclear physics.

  • Edition Notes

    Victoria University Library has Northrop Frye"s copy with his annotations.

    StatementBanesh Hoffmann.
    SeriesPelican books -- A587, Frye annotated -- no. 1091
    ContributionsFrye, Northrop.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.1 .H6 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21726769M
    ISBN 100486205185

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Critical Acclaim for The Strange Story of the Quantum: "The informal and pleasant style of writing facilitates concentration on the subject matter, of which the discussions are regularly accurate, illuminating and provocative." ― Paul Bender, Chemistry and Engineering by: The story of the discovery of quantum mechanics has now congealed into a stock narrative that is repeated ad nauseam with few changes in every introductory chemistry or physics textbook.

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Completely non-mathematical, yet wholly faithful to the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, this book tells the fascinating story of the most thoroughgoing revolution in physics since the first year of the twentieth century, a professor of theoretical physics in Berlin, Max Planck, suggested that light was not absorbed smoothly, but rather in small bundles or "quanta.".

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