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The quantum ten : a story of passion, tragedy, ambition and science, Sheilla Jones

Label
The quantum ten : a story of passion, tragedy, ambition and science
Title
The quantum ten
Title remainder
a story of passion, tragedy, ambition and science
Statement of responsibility
Sheilla Jones
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The seeds of the problem of unifying the classical and quantum worlds were sewn 80 years ago when a dramatic revolution in physics reached a climax at the 1927 Solvay conference in Brussels. The story of the rush to formalize quantum physics is that of the work of just a handful of men fired by ambition, conflicts and personal agendas
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Sheilla
Dewey number
530.1209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC174.12
LC item number
.J66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quantum theory
  • Physics
Label
The quantum ten : a story of passion, tragedy, ambition and science, Sheilla Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-316) and index
Contents
The regression of science -- The quantum showdown -- The birth of the quantum -- A place to belong -- Building a foundation -- The cost of compromise -- Taking a new path -- Only what the eye can see -- The emergence of the boys' club -- The Gottingen gospel -- A meeting of minds -- Shock waves -- Drawing the battle lines -- Dark night of the scientific soul -- Solvay prelude -- Coming undone -- Picking up the pieces -- Quantum confusion
Control code
ocn179802892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
323 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195369090
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008665
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)179802892
Label
The quantum ten : a story of passion, tragedy, ambition and science, Sheilla Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-316) and index
Contents
The regression of science -- The quantum showdown -- The birth of the quantum -- A place to belong -- Building a foundation -- The cost of compromise -- Taking a new path -- Only what the eye can see -- The emergence of the boys' club -- The Gottingen gospel -- A meeting of minds -- Shock waves -- Drawing the battle lines -- Dark night of the scientific soul -- Solvay prelude -- Coming undone -- Picking up the pieces -- Quantum confusion
Control code
ocn179802892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
323 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195369090
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008665
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)179802892

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