Beyond uncertainty : Heisenberg, quantum physics, and the bomb

Author
Published
  • New York : Bellevue Literary Press 2010
Physical description
480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781934137284
  • 1934137286
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-456) and index.
Contents
  • The early years -- The world at war -- The gymnasium years -- The battle of Munich -- Finding his path -- Sommerfeld's Institute -- Confronting the quantum -- Modeling atoms -- Channeling rivers, questioning causality -- Entering the quantum matrix -- Awash in matrices, rescued by waves -- Determining uncertainty -- Reaching the top -- New frontiers -- Into the abyss -- Social atoms -- Of particles and politics -- Heir apparent -- The lonely years -- A Faustian bargain -- One who could not leave -- Warfare and its uses -- A Copenhagen visit -- Ordering reality -- Professor in Berlin -- Return to the matrix -- One last attempt -- Explaining the project, Farm Hall -- Explaining the project, the world -- The later years.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English

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University of Cambridge Libraries: Whipple Library: Main Library S8.HEI.CAS 2
University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 2 530.92
Royal Holloway, University of London: Royal Holloway library Davison General One Week 530.092 HEI/C

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