Uncle Albert and the Quantum Quest

Uncle Albert and the Quantum Quest

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ISBN
9780571226801
Published
07/04/2005
9780571226801
Format
Paperback
Price
£6.99
Paperback
160

About the Book

Who will solve the riddle of the quantum? Could it be you? Join Uncle Albert's niece Gedanken as she drinks from the magic bottle and shrinks down into the tiny world of jumping quarks and electrons. Help her and the White Rabbit explore a wonderland of light and matter where nothing is what it seems. Even today scientists remain baffled by their discoveries!
Who will solve the riddle of the quantum? Could it be you? Join Uncle Albert's niece Gedanken as she drinks from the magic bottle and shrinks down into the tiny world of jumping quarks and electrons. Help her and the White Rabbit explore a wonderland of light and matter where nothing is what it seems. Even today scientists remain baffled by their discoveries!
  • Russell Stannard

    Russell Stannard is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Open University. He has travelled widely in Europe and the USA, researching high energy nuclear physics. He has received the Templeton UK project award and spent a year in America as a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Theory, Princeton. He was awarded an OBE for services to physics and the popularisation of science. Married with four children of his own and three stepchildren, he vividly remembers the excitement of discovering Einstein's theories for the first time and he is dedicated to passing this inspiration on to new generations. The Time and Space of Uncle Albert was shortlisted for both the Science Award and the Whitbread Award, and his books have been translated into seventeen different languages.

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