Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes
Niels Bohr and the Construction of a New Physics
Normal Price: $220.00
Your Price: $198.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes by Sandro Petruccioli
Book DescriptionThis book gives a detailed study of the development and the interpretation given to Niels Bohr's Principle of Correspondence. It also describes the role that this principle played in guiding Bohr's research over the critical period from 1920 to 1927. Quantum mechanics, developed in the 1920s and 1930s by Bohr, Heisenberg, Born, Schrodinger and Dirac, represents one of the most profound turning points in science. This theory required a wholly new kind of physics in which many of the principles, concepts and models representing reality, that had formed the basis of classical physics since Galileo and Newton, had to be abandoned. This book re-examines the birth of quantum mechanics, in particular examining the development of crucial and original insights of Niels Bohr.
Buy Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes book by Sandro Petruccioli from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521402590
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sandro Petruccioli
Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Sandro Petruccioli
This book examines the development of Niels Bohr's crucial insights during the birth of quantum mechanics.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes book by Sandro Petruccioli and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.