A winner of the Nobel Prize, Werner Heisenberg (1901–1976) was born in Würzberg, Germany, and received his doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of Munich. He became famous for his groundbreaking Uncertainty (or Indeterminacy) Principle. After World War II he was named director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysics.
Werner Heisenberg was clearly an amazing intellect on many levels. This challenging book provides excellent insight into the nature of theoretical physics and the challenges of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Gabriel
Half way through and concluded it was erroneously titled. Should be "Philosophy and Physics."Published 4 months ago by Warren S. Taylor
Werner Karl Heisenberg (1901-1976) was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key creators of quantum mechanics, but perhaps best known for his "uncertainty... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Steven H Propp
Very good, not too technical. Some real insights from one of the founders of quantum mechanics. Includes considerable philosophical context, which is helpful.Published 11 months ago by George Williams
This book was suggested by a friend and we weren't disappointed. A great book to read together. Heisenberg writes very well and clearly. Read morePublished on December 14, 2012 by Christine Emerson
I was really expecting a nicer edition of this book. A TON of highlighting and a really torn up cover. I didn't expect pristine but it was not what i wanted overall. Read morePublished on December 11, 2012 by Amarena