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12: The Quantum Universe

Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw:

London: Allen Lane, 2011

8vo, first edition, third impression ("3" on imprint page), original white cloth lettered in silver on spine, dust-jacket

This immensely influential book aims to provide an accessible explanation of quantum mechanics and its impact on the modern world. The book explains the uncertainty principle, energy levels in atoms, the physics of semi-conductors and transistors, and the standard model of particle physics. A more mathematical Epilogue discusses the role of quantum mechanics in models of stellar evolution.

Annotated by Brian Cox on 9 pages. Approximately 220 words.

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