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How to teach physics to your dog / Chad Orzel.

By: Orzel, Chad.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Scribner, 2009Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.Description: viii, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781416572282; 1416572287.Subject(s): Physics -- Popular works | Physics -- Humor | Quantum theory -- Popular works | Quantum theory -- HumorDDC classification: 530.12 ORZ Online resources: Publisher description | Sample text | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Why talk to your dog about physics? : an introduction to quantum physics -- Which way? both ways : particle-wave duality -- Where's my bone? : the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle -- Schrödinger's Dog : the Copenhagen interpretation -- Many worlds, many treats : the many-worlds interpretation -- Are we there yet? : the quantum Zeno effect -- No digging required : quantum tunneling -- Spooky barking at a distance : quantum entanglement -- Beam me a bunny : quantum teleportation -- Bunnies made of cheese : virtual particles and quantum electrodynamics -- Beware of evil squirrels : misuses of quantum physics.
Summary: Who better to teach the magic of quantum physics than a talking dog? Sit down with Orzel and his dog Emmy as the author explains the laws of physics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-230).

Why talk to your dog about physics? : an introduction to quantum physics -- Which way? both ways : particle-wave duality -- Where's my bone? : the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle -- Schrödinger's Dog : the Copenhagen interpretation -- Many worlds, many treats : the many-worlds interpretation -- Are we there yet? : the quantum Zeno effect -- No digging required : quantum tunneling -- Spooky barking at a distance : quantum entanglement -- Beam me a bunny : quantum teleportation -- Bunnies made of cheese : virtual particles and quantum electrodynamics -- Beware of evil squirrels : misuses of quantum physics.

Who better to teach the magic of quantum physics than a talking dog? Sit down with Orzel and his dog Emmy as the author explains the laws of physics.

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