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Action at a distance (Ten minutes for physics)

Joseph M Brown

Action at a distance (Ten minutes for physics)

by Joseph M Brown

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Basic Research Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Force and energy,
  • Physics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11779992M
    ISBN 100971294410
    ISBN 109780971294417
    OCLC/WorldCa49802385

    Adam Gopnik on “Spooky Action at a Distance,” by George Musser; “The Invention of Science,” by David Wootton; and “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” by Lisa Randall. Skip to main content.   Einstein was wrong about at least one thing: There are, in fact, "spooky actions at a distance," as now proven by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

      Delightfully readable, Spooky Action at a Distance is a mind-bending voyage to the frontiers of modern physics that will change the way we think about reality. About the Author George Musser is an award-winning journalist, a contributing editor for Scientific American, and the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory. Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time--and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything by George Musser.

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