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I highly recommend the book for all with an interest in the subject.
The story of the most absurd, funny, incomprehensible theory we have, and still the most effective and powerful of all physical theories: quantum mechanics.
This is a book well worth reading, even if you cannot follow all the physics.
Too ambitious and too complex. The author has a good concept in mind but in the chronological recount of the development he never could reach where the theory is now (after all the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by NJ
While not covering everything, this book does a very good job of hitting the highlights and providing the needed background information. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Richard H. Wachsman
This takes you from the begining of quantum theory to recent thoughts in a chronological progression that made it much more understandable to me. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Donald A. Holzworth
Jim Baggot tells a very exciting story from an important period in the development of modern physics, and the personalities involved.Published 11 months ago by Jarle mork
Engrossing. Gives you details of not only how quantum theory got developed, but also how personal interactions of the dominant scientists of this field happened - how they... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sumit Sharma
Perfect background for an introduction to the study of particle physics, the players and the story around it. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Steve Hammerquist
I have received more help from this book in the impossible task of understanding Quantum mechanics- the truth versus theory. Thanks so much.Published 14 months ago by Donald A Williams
Many books outline the history and principal ideas of quantum mechanics, the spectacularly successful theory which underlies almost every technology of the 20th century. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Simon Manley