Breakfast With Einstein

Breakfast With Einstein

The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

Book - 2018
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Orzel, author of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog, explores how quantum connects with everyday reality, and offers engaging, layperson-level explanations of the mind-bending ideas central to modern physics.-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Sunrise : the fundamental interactions
The heating element : Planck's desperate trick
Digital photos : the patent clerk's heuristic
The alarm clock : the football player's atom
The Internet : a solution in search of a problem
The sense of smell : chemistry by exclusion
Solid objects : the energy of uncertainty
Computer chips : the Internet is for Schrödinger's cats
Magnets : how the h*ck do they work?
Smoke detector : Mr. Gamow's escape
Encryption : a final brilliant mistake
Publisher: Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: 530 O
Characteristics: xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Physics of everyday objects
ISBN: 9781946885357


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