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The cosmic code : quantum physics as the language of nature / Heinz R. Pagels.


New York : Simon and Schuster, [1982] .
ISBN 0671248022, 9780671248024

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Subjects Particles (Nuclear physics)
Quantum theory.
Science -- Philosophy.
Description 370 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-353) and index.
Contents The last classical physicist -- Inventing general relativity -- The first quantum physicists -- Heisenberg on Helgoland -- Uncertainty and complementarity -- Randomness -- The invisible hand -- Statistical mechanics -- Making waves -- Schrödinger's cat -- A quantum mechanical fairy tale -- Bell's inequality -- The reality marketplace -- The matter microscopes -- Beginning the voyage : molecules, atoms, and nuclei -- The riddle of the hadrons -- Quarks -- Leptons -- Gluons -- Fields, particles, and reality -- Being and nothingness -- Identity and difference -- The gauge field theory revolution -- Proton decay -- The quantum and the cosmos -- Laying down the law -- The cosmic code.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7837436
(OCoLC)ocm07837436
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WorldCat Identities Pagels, Heinz R., 1939-
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