The quantum revolution: a historical perspective

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In this overview for general readers and students in high school and up, Peacock (philosophy, University of Lethbridge, Canada) uses a bare minimum of mathematics to tell the story of the development of quantum mechanics. Material is presented in chronological order, and centers around key researchers in the field and major milestones. While the book does not present a systematic account of all of the interpretations that have been offered of quantum mechanics, it does sketch certain influential interpretations of quantum theory because of their historical importance. A timeline, a glossary, and b&w photos are included. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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