Summary: Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger were friends and comrades-in-arms against what they considered the most preposterous aspects of quantum physics: its indeterminacy. Einstein famously quipped that God does not play dice with the universe, and Schrödinger is equally well known for his thought experiment about the cat in the box who ends up “spread out” in a probabilistic state, neither...
Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015
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Summary: An accessible look at the hottest topic in physics--particle physics--and the experiment that will transform our understanding of the universe: smashing particles with the Large Hadron Collider to deconstruct matter to its smallest pieces and test the existence of the elusive and theoretical Higgs boson--a.k.a. the God particle.
Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2009