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What is so powerful and inspiring about this book is the way it conveys the passion for truth of those great pioneers.
I have been reading books on the historical development of 20th century physics and especially quantum mechanics for about 40 years.
The book is very easy to read, and Kumar explains each step in the process in both a comprehensible and very interesting manner.
Amazingly well written. The author brings life to his subject, not only listing the scientists and their major contributions, but going in to details of their personal life,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by William
A well written and entertaining book to learn about the history and personalities that forged modern physics.Published 1 month ago by Alvaro Pastor
Excellent book. Would've been much better if it had an audible version that was Whisper-sync'd to the Kindle version.Published 1 month ago by J. Clark
Excellent book, providing insight into the development of quantum theory whilst also drawing you into the little known personal struggles of the most famous scientific characters... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kamlesh Ramcharitar
A very good coverage of a momentous period in physics, and how true genius (and true scientists) handled great dispute without recourse to hatred, character assassination, or... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Peter Coates
Good book on a complex topic. This is told as a proper historic investigation, with the science (while covered) being second. Read morePublished 5 months ago by carl s