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(Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum Theory.pdf) b Dr Gamow physicist and gifted writer has sketched an intriguing portrait of the scientists and clashing ideas that made the quantum revolution br i Christian Science Monitor i b br br In German physicist Max Planck postulated that light or radiant energy can exist only in the form of discrete packages or i quanta i This profound insight along with Einstein s equally momentous theories of relativity completely revolutionized man s view of matter energy and the nature of physics itself br br In this lucid layman s introduction to quantum theory an eminent physicist and noted popularizer of science traces the development of quantum theory from the turn of the century to about from Planck s seminal concept still developing to anti particles mesons and Enrico Fermi s nuclear research Gamow was not just a spectator at the theoretical breakthroughs which fundamentally altered our view of the universe he was an active participant who made important contributions of his own This insider s vantage point lends special validity to his careful accessible explanation of Heisenberg s Uncertainty Principle Neils Bohr s model of the atom the pilot waves of Louis de Broglie and other path breaking ideas br br In addition Gamow recounts a wealth of revealing personal anecdotes which give a warm human dimension to many giants of th century physics He end the book with the Blegdamsvej i Faust i a delightful play written in by Niels Bohr s students and colleagues to satirize the epochal developments that were revolutionizing physics This celebrated play is available only in this volume br br Written in a clear lively style and enhanced by photographs including candid shots of Rutherford Bohr Pauli Heisenberg Fermi and other notables i Thirty Years that Shook Physics i offers both scientists and laymen a highly readable introduction to the brilliant conception that helped unlock many secrets of energy and matter and laid the groundwork for future discoveries br Back CoverDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum Theory books for multiple devices.