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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The attempt to find humor in subatomic interactions is laudable. To me, this causes concern that the theories are still just that, theories, and shouldn’t be taken as fact. He is the professor. The very foundation of quantum mechanics has been shown.

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Alice in Quantumland is an allegory about quantum physics. All you are left with is confusion. 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 ; Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2.

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Jul 24, Aparajita Raychaudhury rated it did not like it Shelves: And what is Quantumland? Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I think it’s helpful to understand at least a little about the subject because if you’re interested in books written about the Universe, different aspects of this topic tend to come up fairly often.

By adapting Lewis Carroll’s well known story “Alice in Wonderland”, ann Robert Gilmore offers an entertaining and educational look at the theoretical framework of Physics-Quantum Mechanics which seems to provide the most accurate explanations of the way things are in the physical world. Shopbop Designer Allegogy Brands. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Summary You’ve heard about Alice’s adventures through the looking glass.

Myself, I do have an amateur interest for all this physics stuff, but still this book was pretty tedious to finish. The Experimental Physics Phun Phair.


Want to Read saving…. Alice in Quantumland Robert GilmoreR. Kids can take the logic puzzles and symbolism at face value to enrich the story without becoming confused.

Basically, add the sentence “The Quantum Mechanic said: As the subtitle says, this is an allegory of quantum physics. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Attraverso un televisore versione aggiornata dello specchioAlice si ritrova nel mondo della quantistica, tr http: References to this book The Matrix of Visual Culture: It’s accessible, yet in-depth, with scientific definitions, and fun illustrations that help the reader to imagine very complex concepts. Not-so-Grimm tales of cosmology.

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A really nice way of introducing the basic principles of quantum physics.