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Author Ananthaswamy, Anil, author.

Title Through two doors at once : the elegant experiment that captures the enigma of our quantum reality / Anil Ananthaswamy.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
2018

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Description x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-280) and index.
Contents Prologue: The story of nature taunting us -- The case of the experiment with two holes : Richard Feynman explains the central mystery -- What does it mean "to be"? : the road to reality, from Copenhagen to Brussels -- Between reality and perception : doing the double slit, one photon at a time -- From sacred texts : revelations about spooky action at a distance -- To erase or not to erase : mountaintop experiments take us to the edge -- Bohmian rhapsody : obvious ontology evolving the obvious way -- Gravity kills the quantum cat? : the case for bringing spacetime into the mix -- Healing an ugly scar : the many worlds medicine -- Epilogue: Ways of looking at the same thing?
Summary "It's the story of quantum mechanics told through the lens of the 'double-slit' experiment, showing how light passing through two slits cut into a cardboard sheet first challenged our understanding of light and the nature of reality almost two hundred years ago--and continues to do so"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Quantum theory -- Popular works.
Wave theory of light -- Popular works.
Reality -- Popular works.
Quantum theory. (OCoLC)fst01085128
Reality. (OCoLC)fst01091244
Wave theory of light. (OCoLC)fst01735628
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
ISBN 9781101986097 (hardcover)
1101986093 (hardcover)

 
    
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