In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality (Paperback)
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Short Description for In Search of Schrodinger's Cat Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA, no genetic engineering. "In Search of Schrodinger's Cat" tells the complete story of quantu...
- Published: 01 September 1984
- Format: Paperback 302 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780553342536 ISBN 10: 0553342533
- Sales rank: 229,849
Reviews for In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
The development of Quantum Mechanics
This book gives an organized picture of the development of quantum theory and how the pieces fit together. John Gribbin gives an interesting description of how quantum theory evolved as well as how the notion of reality itself had to be rethought. The book leaves you with an open end - which is where John Gribbin's "Schrodinger's Kittens" starts of.
I think this is one of the first books you should read, when starting your way into Quantum Mechanics. by Rui Antunes