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Schrodinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality

Solving the Quantum Mysteries

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Regular Price $24.99 CAD

Regular Price $19.99

Regular Price $24.99 CAD

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May 1, 1996

Page Count

272 Pages

ISBN-13

9780316328197

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In this eagerly anticipated sequel to the classic bestseller In Search of Schrodinger’s Cat, John Gribbin digs even deeper into the mysterious and confounding world of quantum mechanics. Gribbin takes infinitely complex, mind-bending experiments, brings them to life, and makes them accessible to the lay reader. Under his deft guidance, we can begin to grasp the fundamental riddle of today’s quantum mechanics: how a single photon can be seen going in two directions at once. Along the way, Gribbin reveals some fascinating discoveries: how quantum particles could one day be used in a Star Trek-type teleportation system, and how quantum cryptographers have developed ways of making unbreakable codes using quantum effects. Schrodinger’s Kittens and the Search for Reality illuminates the world’s most intriguing and enigmatic scientific phenomenon – and shows how the “impossible dreams” of such legendary scientists as Bohr, Feynman, and Einstein may soon become reality.

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