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Beyond uncertainty : Heisenberg, quantum physics, and the bomb / David C. Cassidy

Publisher New York : Bellevue Literary Press
Year 2009
Codes ID=2001497615 NCID=BA89270745

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Language English
Size 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors *Cassidy, David Charles, 1945-
Subjects LCSH:Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
LCSH:Physicists -- Germany -- Biography  All Subject Search
LCSH:Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- 20th century  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:QC16.W518
Vol : hbk ; ISBN:9781934137130

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North Library (Closed Stack, 1st-3rd, Books) : hbk 530.092/C273 0280585230
9781934137130 2009

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