By Frank Close, Philip Ball, Brian Clegg, Alexander Hellemans, Leon Clifford, Sophie Hebden, Sharon Ann Holgate, Andrew May
The bestselling 30-Second... sequence takes a progressive method of studying approximately these topics you're feeling you'll want to fairly comprehend. every one identify selects a favored subject and dissects it into the 50 most important rules at its middle. every one inspiration, irrespective of how advanced, is defined in three hundred phrases and one photo, all digestible in 30 seconds. 30-Second Quantum concept tackles a mindbendingly mysterious sector of physics, introducing the 50 most important quantum quandaries and concepts. In an international the place the quantum physics of electronics is a daily crucial and new quantum advancements make headline information, you'll stopover at Parallel Worlds, trip Wave idea, and research barely enough to speak with simple task approximately Uncertainty thought and to untangle the mysteries of quantum entanglement.
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30-Second Quantum Theory by Frank Close, Philip Ball, Brian Clegg, Alexander Hellemans, Leon Clifford, Sophie Hebden, Sharon Ann Holgate, Andrew May