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Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You
Author: Marcus Chown

ISBN: 9780571315024
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 October 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.6 x 1.9
Description:
The perennial bestseller: Big science explained in a beautifully clear and entertaining way by the popular cosmologist.

The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about. Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor?

Marcus Chown explains all with characteristic, wit, colour and clarity.

About the Author

Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is currently cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. He is the author of the bestselling Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, The Never Ending Days of Being Dead and The Magic Furnace...

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