Download e-book for kindle: Elegance and Enigma: The Quantum Interviews (The Frontiers by Maximilian Schlosshauer

By Maximilian Schlosshauer

Quantum mechanics is one among mankind's so much outstanding highbrow achievements. Stunningly profitable and stylish, it demanding situations our inner most intuitions concerning the international. during this e-book, seventeen physicists and philosophers, all deeply considering realizing quantum mechanics, respond to Schlosshauer's penetrating questions about the valuable matters. They furnish us an intimate examine their considerably other ways of creating feel of the theory's strangeness. what's quantum mechanics approximately? what's it telling us approximately nature? Can quantum details or new experiments aid carry the fog? And the place are we headed subsequent? all people attracted to the modern yet frequently longstanding conundrums of quantum idea, even if lay reader or specialist, will locate a lot foodstuff for idea in those pages. A wealth of private reflections and anecdotes warrantly an interesting learn.

Participants: Guido Bacciagaluppi, Caslav Brukner, Jeffrey Bub, Arthur effective, Christopher Fuchs, GianCarlo Ghirardi, Shelly Goldstein, Daniel Greenberger, Lucien Hardy, Anthony Leggett, Tim Maudlin, David Mermin, Lee Smolin, Antony Valentini, David Wallace, Anton Zeilinger, and Wojciech Zurek.

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