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Age of Entanglement When Quantum Physics Was Reborn

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ISBN-10: 1400095263

ISBN-13: 9781400095261

Edition: 2009

Authors: Louisa Gilder

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List price: $23.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Louisa Gilder graduated from Dartmouth College in 2000. She lives in California. This is her first book.

List of Illustrations
A Note to the Reader
Introduction: Entanglement
The Socks 1978 and 1981
The Arguments 1909-1935
Quantized Light September 1909-June 1913
The Quantized Atom November 1913
The Unpicturable Quantum World Summer 1921
On the Streetcar Summer 1923
Light Waves and Matter Waves November 1923-December 1924
Pauli and Heisenberg at the Movies January 8, 1925
Heisenberg in Helgoland June 1925
Schr�dinger in Arosa Christmas and New Year's Day 1925-1926
What You Can Observe April 28 and Summer 1926
This Damned Quantum Jumping October 1926
Uncertainty Winter 1926-1927
Solvay 1927
The Spinning World 1927-1929
Solvay 1930
Interlude: Things Fall Apart 1931-1933
The Quantum-Mechanical Description of Reality 1934-1935
The Search and the Indictment 1940-1952
Princeton April-June 10, 1949
Berkeley 1941-1945
Quantum Theory at Princeton 1946-1948
Princeton June 15-December 1949
Quantum Theory 1951
Hidden Variables and Hiding Out 1951-1952
Brazil 1952
Letters from the World 1952
Standing Up to Oppenheimer 1952-1957
Letters from Einstein 1952-1954
Epilogue to the Story of Bohm 1954
The Discovery 1952-1979
Things Change 1952
What Is Proved by Impossibility Proofs 1963-1964
A Little Imagination 1969
Nothing Simple About Experimental Physics 1971-1975
In Which the Settings Are Changed 1975-1982
Entanglement Comes of Age 1981-2005
Schr�dinger's Centennial 1987
Counting to Three 1985-1988
"Against 'Measurement'" 1989-1990
Are You Telling Me This Could Be Practical? 1989-1991
The Turn of the Millennium 1997-2002
A Mystery, Perhaps 1981-2006
Epilogue: Back in Vienna 2005
Glossary
Longer Summaries
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index