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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Mar 12, Viji Bookish endeavors rated it really liked it Shelves: Not exactly the allegory I was hoping for, honestly. No trivia or quizzes yet. Otherwise, I was impressed with his ability to incorporate two extremely different notions in such a manner. I suspect quwntumland may even be a good read for teens or extremely bright children. However, you’ll soon realize that Gilmore’s strategy is completely different. It explains these concepts in a very straightforward manner which is made very easy with the use of the allegory.

quantuk Other editions – View all Alice in Quantum Land: This book was a terrific primer on Quantum theory which for those of you who aren’t familiar is some mind boggling, supernatural sounding stuff.


Dec 02, Teo rated it it was ok.

Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics

It is an interesting book trying to explain how quantum principles are not intuitive and differ from what we see in our daily lives. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A lotof concepts are explained, Uncertainity with Heisenberg Bank, matter antimatter, electric current,I loved the description of electrontron spin described as umbrellas up or down,two slit experient, superposition principal with taking routes in the wilderness.

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Open to the public ; PS Overall, quite a nice interesting introduction into my 2nd year Physics. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. Apr 28, ron btdtbttsawio rated it it was ok Shelves: I highly recommend for parents, teachers, adults and children!

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Then explain such technological devices took place based on those equations? The last 3 chapters were not so good, though.

Alice in Quantum Land: Return to Book Page. Il risultato e’ che oggi, bene o male lavoro ogni giorno -da dottorando in nanotecnolgie phyiscs su fisca e chimica quanistica, anche se in maniera molto superficiale. This is especially frustrating considering that there are about a dozen sketches of interesting-looking characters. Zn was hoping that this would read more like a novel, rather than a textbook.

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Uncertainty, Pauli exclusion, virtual reality and many other quantum phenomena were explain in this book. Public Private login e. The very foundation of quantum mechanics has been shown. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics by Robert Gilmore

It is very nice to put some imaginations into Quantum Concepts. E se Alice invece che nella tana del bianconiglio finisse nel mondo dell’infinitamente piccolo? If you don’t believe in it so explain how the equations are working perfectly well!

Alice in Quantumland is Robert Gilmore’s amazing fantasy ride through the landscape of quantum physics – the interrelated group of theories on the nature of subatomic particles that modern scientists use to explain the physical universe. I had never heard of this allegory before, and I don’t think I ever would have come across it if he hadn’t introduced me to it.