Alice in Quantumland: an allegory of quantum physics / Robert Gilmore p. cm The Quantumland in which Alice travels is rather like a theme park in which . Alice is about to enter a whole new Wonderland. It’s Quantumland–a kind of intellectual amusement park, smaller than an atom, where each attraction. In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. These 4 locations in Victoria: I wanted so badly to understand Quatam Mechanics and heard of this book on an archived episode of Science Friday with Ira Plato. D Regarding the book, it is pretty amazing; It’s involving this great story “Alice in Wonderland” in the real fantasy of the Quantum world producing this masterpiece, and the book is so simple and easily understandable for those who know very little about this theory, though some parts beat my brains out, but comparing to the whole book, they are neglected, so if you don’t even have the main concepts or a background about it you don’t have to worry ; I think it is very good book for interested student in high school, before he gets into dry formulas of Quantum Mechanics to see what is to come or someone who is already in it to put some image to the formulas.

I highly recommend for parents, teachers, adults and children! The “allegory” part of the title is more accurate than it sounds: It made me smile, but may be a hard read for someone without any background in atomic theory.


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I’m an adult who found a love Told in the same way as Alice in Wonderland with many of the original passages re-tooled to their new purpose and a hint of FlatlandGilmore guides us through the principles of Quantum mechanics in a truly lively and fun way.

Definitely an enjoyable read, but I don’t feel I gained much scientific knowledge. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Dieci anni fa, da studente di seconda liceo, mi sono messo a leggere questo romanzo nella speranza di avere un’idea di cosa parlassero “quelli che fanno scienza”, come dice mia nonna.

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Alice in Quantumland is an allegory about quantum physics. It is very odd because of the way things work in such a counter-intuitive manner, yet experimentation agrees with it’s predictions. Not-so-Grimm tales of cosmology. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics

Refresh and try again. However, you’ll soon realize that Gilmore’s strategy is completely different.

For the most part these are true. None of your libraries hold this item. Quantum Physics and Reality I guarantee you’ll be shocked if you aren’t familiar with the science.

It’s hard to believe the world works this way and the findings bring about questions on the nature of reality. A love for learning will continue to grow when fed with knowledge. Unlike Hawking, he writes in such detail that halfway through the book you’ll probably get lost in the amount of information luckily there’s an index at the back. Basically, add the sentence “The Quantum Mechanic said: I went into this book under the impression that Robert Gilmore would use Alice as a medium to teach readers about quantum physics.


That said, this book is phyics and in my opinion does fulfill its goals of providing a primer for a very unintuitive field. It was great for vague, general ideas. I’m not going to lie and give a higher ranking to look smart Il libro ha il grande pregio di mantenere le promesse. Think of it quantujland an intellectual amusement park smaller than an atom, where every ride, game, and attraction demonstrates a different aspect of quantum mechanics – the often baffling, always intriguing theoretical framework that seems to provide the most accurate explanations of the way things are in the physical world.

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A little girl named Alice sits in her room a little bit bored and then something strange happens – she appears to be as small as an electron. Jan 04, Allen rated it really liked it.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through aluce support? Copernicus; edition July 21, Language: I really liked the first 7 of 10 chapters.

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