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Remodeling Reality: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and the Modern Worldview

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Remodeling Reality: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and the Modern Worldview
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Publisher: Bookboon
ISBN-13: 9788740309584
Number of pages: 151

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The book is focused on the conceptual and philosophical aspects of modern physics and the personalities of the physicists responsible for introducing these revolutionary ideas. It can be used as the primary text for a one-semester course aimed at Liberal Arts students or as supplementary reading in traditional courses in Modern Physics or Quantum Mechanics.

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