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    Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe (Paperback) By (author) Marcus Chown

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    DescriptionThe two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about. Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor? Get set for the most entertaining science book of the year.


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    Title
    Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You
    Subtitle
    A Guide to the Universe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Chown
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571235469
    ISBN 10: 0571235468
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ, PHQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26470
    DC23: 530.12
    Thema V1.0: PDZ, PHQ
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
    Publication date
    04 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is now cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist.