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    Quantum: Einstein, Bohr y el Gran Debate Sobre la Naturaleza de la Realidad (Paperback)(Spanish) By (author) Manjit Kumar, Translated by David Gonzalez Raga

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    DescriptionEntertaining and accessible, this book narrates the conflict between two of the greatest intellectuals of the 20th century, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. After Max Planck discovered that electromagnetic radiation and the energy of light are transmitted in small packets called quanta in 1900, Bohr applied the idea to electrons, leading to the development of quantum mechanics and to the explanation of previously unexplainable experimental results. Einstein rejected Bohr's theory, and their conflict culminated at the 1927 Solway conference. This comprehensive study of years of discovery and debate is emotionally charged, exploring friendships and rivalries that survived two world wars. "Ameno y asequible, este libro relata el conflicto entre dos de los grandes intelectuales del siglo XX, Albert Einstein y Niels Bohr. Despues del descubrimiento de Max Planck en 1900 que la radiacion electromagnetica y la energia de luz se transmiten en pequenos paquetes llamados cuantos, Bohr aplico la idea a los electrones, lo cual llevo al desarrollo de la mecanica cuantica y a la explicacion de resultados experimentales previamente inexplicables. Einstein rechazo la teoria de Bohr y el conflicto entre los dos culmino en la conferencia de Solway en 1927. Este estudio exhaustivo sobre anos de descubrimiento y debate esta emocionalmente cargado, explorando amistades y rivalidades que sobrevivieron dos guerras mundiales. "


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    Title
    Quantum
    Subtitle
    Einstein, Bohr y el Gran Debate Sobre la Naturaleza de la Realidad
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Manjit Kumar, Translated by David Gonzalez Raga
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 575
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    Spanish
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788472459014
    ISBN 10: 8472459012
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    BIC subject category V2: PDX, PD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    BIC subject category V2: PHQ
    DC21: 530.12
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.4
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    B&T General Subject: 105
    DC22: 530.12
    Abridged Dewey: 530
    LC classification: QC
    B&T Approval Code: A50120000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 33
    B&T Approval Code: A53300000, A50890000
    BISAC V2.8: SCI057000
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    Translation
    Publisher
    Editorial Kairós
    Imprint name
    Editorial Kairós
    Publication date
    01 June 2012
    Author Information
    Manjit Kumar is a physicist and philosopher. He is the coauthor of "Science and the Retreat from Reason "and works with various media, including the" Guardian," the "Independent," the "New Scientist," the "Sunday Telegraph," and the "Times."
    Review quote
    "[Kumar] leavens the mind-bending with sketches of the remarkable human beings involved in this godlike enterprise." --"Los Angeles Times", on the English-language edition