In his newest book, Aczel (Fermat’s Last Theorem) discusses a great mystery in physics: the concept of entanglement in quantum physics. He begins by explainin . Amir D. Aczel, Author. Four Walls Eight Windows $ Can two particles become inextricably linked, so that a change in one is instantly reflected in its counterpart, even if a universe separates them?. Entanglement by Amir D. Aczel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Book Review: Entanglement
Two particles that have interacted at one point in time can be in a joint state that is a superposition of states of both particles. No trivia or quizzes yet.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But overall she really liked the book a lot and was impressed that the author was able to write a book on this hard topic for non-scientists. Now, quantum mechanics promises that some of humanitya s wildest dreams may be realized.
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Entanglement : The Greatest Mystery in Physics
But what may be the most noteworthy aspect of the book reviewed here is that it also describes several other very important experiments on entanglement, of which I don’t know any other treatment at the elementary level. Entanglement is a very quick read and worth the time.
Want to Read saving…. The two terms should not be confused even though they are closely related. Aczel bit off more than he could chew in this work. The author also starts each chapter with a brief introduction to the life of each famous physicist whose contributions were accounted for in this boo This is an excellent account of the formulation and evolution of quantum mechanics over the span of years.
You would think that someone coming to a book on Entanglement would have read a few other accounts of quantum mechanics before entanglemdnt doesn’t need to re-read the familiar history starting from the Greeks through Planck and Bohr, Heisenberg and the rest of the early pioneers. Also, it seems to me to be common knowledge that Grete Hermann called Neumann out for false assumptions before anyone else had the guts I have read more interesting and thorough explanations of entanglement, but this serves as a decent introduction to the phenomenon.
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If it weren’t for all of the rigoro I think more than a few entangled photons whooooshed right over my head while reading this book. I aimr some trouble following some of those experiments, however, but the ones I did understand were absolutely fascinating.
Entanglement : Amir D. Aczel :
A good popular introduction to the strange science of entanglement. Le spiegazioni sono di buon livello, molto chiare ma anche estremamente semplici.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A reasonable introduction to quantum entanglement. She liked the book and gave it an 8.
A neat book, I wish I woul I didn’t truly read this in one day. These are who has contributed to the search for particle entanglement. La maggior parte del testo racconta le vite degli scienziati che hanno lavorato sull’entanglement. Aczel was born in Haifa, Israel.
John Bella s Theorem. Also some of experiments weren’t explained well despite pictures. Mar 15, Tony rated it it was ok Shelves: The coverage of entanglement itself goes through interesting experiments, but the interesting results and what they mean, how to interpret them, gets lost in explaining the history and setup to the experiments, aimr An okay introduction to entanglement, but get lost in the history and experimental setups.
More By and About This Author. Kevin had a split attitude on the book.
Books of the Week. Amiir Ette and Julia Maier. I expected to get a bit more of understanding of entanglement out of this book, but I ended up feeling more baffled than before. Amir’s book starts out slowly and covers all the usual history of quantum mechanics, from Planck and Einstein onward.