Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe by Marcus Chown

Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe by Marcus Chown

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Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor? This book is a science book discussing such questions.

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The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about. Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor? Get set for the most entertaining science book of the year.

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SKU GOR001623134
Title Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe
Author By (author) Marcus Chown
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0571235468
ISBN 13 9780571235469
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about. Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor? Get set for the most entertaining science book of the year.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001623134
Title Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe
Author By (author) Marcus Chown
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0571235468
ISBN 13 9780571235469
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No