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    DescriptionIn this international bestseller, Orzel explains the key theories of quantum physics, taking his dog Emmy's anarchic behaviour as a starting point. Could she use quantum tunnelling to get through the neighbour's fence? How about diffracting round a tree to chase squirrels? From quarks and gluons to Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, this is a uniquely entertaining way to unlock the secrets of the universe.

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    How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chad Orzel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9781851687794
    ISBN 10: 1851687793

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ, WH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    BIC subject category V2: PHQ
    BISAC V2.8: SCI057000
    DC23: 530.12
    Thema V1.0: WH, PDZ, PHQ
    Oneworld Publications
    Imprint name
    Oneworld Publications
    Publication date
    01 October 2010
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    Author Information
    Chad Orzel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Union College, where he carries out research in the field of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
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    "Quantum entanglement, quantum teleportation and virtual particles are all explained with the author's characteristic lighthearted touch. Readers who've shied away from popular treatments of physics in the past may find his cheerful discussion a real treat." Publishers Weekly "It's hard to imagine a better way for the mathematically and scientifically challenged to grasp basic quantum physics." Booklist "Elegantly approachable descriptions... with a refreshing emphasis on recent research. Highly satisfying." The Guardian "Sure to become a classic." physicsworld.com