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Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe

Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the UniverseQuantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe

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Price: £9.99 Product code: 9780571235469

by Marcus Chown

A book you can read in a morning, but which will leave you excited about science for years to come.

Did you know that the entire human race would fit in the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you age faster at the top of a building than at the bottom? And that every breath you take contains an atom breathed out by Marilyn Monroe?

All of these are true – but why? Two brilliant ideas – quantum theory and Einstein’s general theory of relativity – hold the key. Marcus Chown, popular-science writer and cosmology consultant for New Scientist, gives us a fascinating, accessible and witty introduction to these two theories that underpin all of modern physics.

‘A must-read for anyone who wants to better understand this crazy universe we live in. Superb.’ Astronomy Now

  • Paperback
  • 200 pages
  • ISBN: 9780571235469