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This can't be the only book you read on the subject, but it's a great start.
John Polkinghorne is a very astute writer, and he does a brilliant job of summarizing this inextricably complex subject.
Laplace always said this prediction of the future is only possible in principle, but impossible in practice.
I love these "Short Introduction" books. They give you a brief overview of various interesting subjects. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Randolph Eck
This book is everything you could hope for in an introduction this short. It talks about the conventional topics in a popular introduction to quantum mechanics: the photoelectric... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jordan Bell
The books focus more on the scientists than on the science itself.
It is understandable that the author would want to praise his heroes, and nowhere else it could be... Read more
It is appropriate that this brief introduction was written by a unique individual, who has been both a Professor of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge University (1968-1979) and an... Read morePublished 1 month ago by H. J. Spencer PhD, DIC, BSc
The insights of quantum physics are key to many technologies we use today, and yet many people are unaware of the key discoveries made already a century ago now, being familiar... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christopher Culver
I read this book years ago and specifically sought out an electronic version for my book collection. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Charles C. Greene
Quantum Theory is a complicated topic on its own... to have a very short introduction of it is just an audacious step. However Dr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Hovig
Does seem to be a very complete and fairly clear review of quantum theory. This was probably more complex than I needed but I did enjoy getting the feel of the history and the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by jkcook
Quantum mechanics is a difficult subject, and most college courses don't really explain how the mathematics envolved really relates to the physical phenomena. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Chris