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The Cat in the Box

The Cat in the Box
 

This illustrated, simplified explanation of Schrodinger's cat paradox is the perfect gift for every scientist!

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ISBN 9781492671237
Barcode 9781492671237
Published 15 May 2019 by Sourcebooks, Inc
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ferrie, Chris
Illustrated by Sherry, Kevin
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781492671237
ISBN-10 1492671231
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc
Imprint Sourcebooks, Inc
Publication Date 15 May 2019
International Release Date 4 June 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ferrie, Chris
Illustrated by Sherry, Kevin
Category Quantum Physics (Quantum Mechanics)
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 214mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Quantum theory - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 530.12
Catalogue Code 958258

Description of this Book

Schrodinger used this cat in a box to dream up the first quantum paradox. A paradox is something that doesn't make sense. there must be an assumption that is causing offense. Schrodinger's cat is a thought experiment meant to explain the flawed interpretation of quantum superposition. Chris Ferrie has broken down the theory into a whimsical picture book perfect for science nerds. Even the youngest generation of future scientists will enjoy the playful cadence of this lighthearted story!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.

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