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I just wanted to explore Quantum Physics’ concepts as I was always interested in it, but I guess I really need to work on my classical physics first. Shawn rated it really liked it Jul 18, Made me choose to study Physics alongside Fabric of the Cosmos – definitely an excellent read.

It gives simple and plain examples if everything, the mathematical components are not hard, actually it barely has mathematical equations so this book is a really really source to understand a bit of what is quantum physics as an outsiders perspective. The first chapter takes some real time to get through, but the subsequent chapters are simpler, and in some cases fairly lightweight.

Mar 12, Mansi Punia rated it really liked it. Such is the writing style, that my faith in the fact is affirmed- quantum physics is NOT rocket science.

Aug 05, Hana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kamran Haris rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Initially I rated the book with four stars but have now reevaluated its usefulness.

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This led me to write a text book which is now in its sixth edition. I feel like the book could have been written in friendly manner and more warmth to it. I enjoy classical music and theatre as well as television. Return to Book Page. Nevertheless, I will return to it mwchanics I advance my understanding of classical physics. Feb 28, Minh added it. At any rate I found this particular book useful in introducing me to certain facets of quantum physics and gave it an appropriate rating.


I returned mechanucs Edinburgh as a student and continued my studies in Western Australia before returning to the UK. A Beginner’s Guide by Alastair I. AroundI changed my research field to superconductivity and worked as part of the Birmingham group on the properties of high-temperature superconductors. The way that he formed some sentences was a bit awkward and hard to understand and this is coming from a person who loves classical literature, ha.

Samaneh Mesbahi rated it really liked it Apr 05, A decent work introducing the non-scientist to the concepts of quantum physics.

The basic postulates of quantum mechanics.

It seems cool for those who are interest on learning quantum physics!: Still, I feel like I gained much insight on Quantum physics. This text was one of the first to include a substantial discussion nechanics the conceptual and philosophical implications of quantum mechanics, which has been revised and extended in the fifth edition.

Jul 10, Andrea Boria rated it liked it. Focusing on the role quantum physics plays in our day to day lives as individuals and as a society was a clever way to find that balance. This seems unnecessarily confusing, especially for a general audience reader.

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Kieran Youngman rated it really liked it Nov 03, And while that may be interesting to some, it was not what I wanted to know. Steve Perrino rated it it was amazing Sep 11, One of which was being enlightened.

If you haven’t taken an Algebra II or hi The book is qlastair comprehensive for how short it is, mecganics the areas in which he focuses are appropriate.

Home Featured Authors Alastair Rae. Goodreads helps you keep track of quntum you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ok i’ll admit the Authors writing style is a bit technical, but overall this is a great read for those having an interest in quantum theory. Jan 31, Beverley Wakefield rated it really liked it.


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During that time, I lectured on several topics, but took a particular interest in Quantum Mechanics. If you have a passion for science, this is a very good book for making quantum theory, a little more accessible. Dieter Orens rated it really liked it Jul 26, I will come back to this book, maybe after a number of books regarding Quatum physics and see if I can understand more.

The author does spend the first two chapters explaining some basic physics concepts, to get the reader to be able understand some of what he would be talking about in later chapters. I wish I could have understood the book more than I did. Along with the text, I had to look up some youtube videos and articles available online.

I picked up this book in hope of enlighten me, who is not familiar with science, physics especially, upon Quantum physics. Aug 16, Margie rated it it was ok.

Dec 06, Lauchlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 04, Rob rated it liked it Shelves: I am involved in local community activities, such as school governors and citizens advice. Books by Alastair I. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. No trivia or quizzes yet.