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Authors: Manjit Kumar
ISBN-13: 9780393078299, ISBN-10: 0393078299
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Date Published: May 2010
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Manjit Kumar

Manjit Kumar was the founding editor of Prometheus, an arts and sciences journal. He has written and reviewed for various publications, including The Guardian, and is a consulting science editor at Wired UK. He lives in London.

Book Synopsis

“One of the best guides yet to the central conundrums of modern physics.”—John Banville

The New York Times - Graham Farmelo

…a wide-ranging account, written for readers who are curious about the theory but want to sidestep its mathematical complexities…Kumar will not win prizes for historical originality. This is an unapologetically orthodox account, largely derived from the standard sources and without the benefit of some of the latest scholarship…There is, however, no doubt about the author's skill in making accessible the philosophical controversies in his story, especially the debates between Bohr and Einstein.

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