Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

28 May 2008

336 Pages | 15 halftones

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369090


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The Quantum Ten

A Story of Passion, Tragedy, Ambition, and Science

Sheilla Jones

  • Never-before-published details about Einstein, Bohr, and Ehrenfest, detailing Einstein's desperate attempts to save the life of Ehrenfest as well as a week-long private retreat Einstein and Bohr, taken together in December of 1925, a crucial point in the creation of quantum physics, to see if they could heal their rapidly growing differences over the foundations of the new science.
  • Details the Solvay Conference in Brussels in 1927, the personalities there, and how quantum physics came to be out of the conference
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