Alice in Quantumland: an allegory of quantum physics / Robert Gilmore p. cm The Quantumland in which Alice travels is rather like a theme park in which . Alice is about to enter a whole new Wonderland. It’s Quantumland–a kind of intellectual amusement park, smaller than an atom, where each attraction. In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a.

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Jan allegoory, Allen rated it really quahtum it. Il risultato e’ che oggi, bene o male lavoro ogni giorno -da dottorando in nanotecnolgie farmaceutiche- su fisca e chimica quanistica, anche se in maniera molto superficiale.

It covers the basics of quantum physics through the familiar tale of Alice in Wonderland. For the last 3 chapters it was easier reading the small explanatory boxes that relate Alice’ experiences to “actual” physics.

This book was a terrific primer on Quantum theory which for those of you who aren’t familiar is some mind boggling, supernatural sounding stuff. Dec 13, Sophia F rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 18, Mohamed IBrahim rated it really liked it Shelves: It was intriguing, which helped dim the confusing quzntumland of the entire book. If you like Quantum Physics – and I do!

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Defence Science and Technology Group. Dieci anni fa, da studente di seconda liceo, mi sono messo a leggere questo romanzo nella speranza di avere un’idea di cosa parlassero “quelli che fanno scienza”, come dice mia nonna.


The only reason Pnysics didn’t rate the book aalice five-star is that I have heard that the equation used to prove quantum physics had to be changed by adding in a part that was incorrect.

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Interference take place -Electrons are seen: Now I am as confused as Alice was throughout this book. At least, I’m certain that my high-school physics teacher would have marked such an equation incorrect if I had submitted it to her.

Alice in Quantumland is an allegory about quantum physics. Open-minded or Mindless, you mean!? The topic is very complex and this book was the perfect starting point.

Account Options Sign in. One of the best books on Quantum Physics you could ever read – fun adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, including line illustrations just like hte original book. Visions of Energy, Time, and Quantum Nature. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. La rilettura mi permette pero’ di dire con certezza che l’esperimento di portare a tutti le basi e i nomi della meccanica quantistica e’ perfettamente riuscito.

Feb 28, Georgia rated it really liked it. May quanntumland, Patricia Ferreira rated it it was amazing Shelves: For it’s up to date legacy, re: And so she went on this scientific adventure.

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The book is a good read, but it does not teach you quantum physics. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I know that I will probably never gain a deeper understanding of quantum physics, but that didn’t change how fascinated I was with Quantumland.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Alice unusual encounters, enhanced by illustrations by Gilmore himself, make the Uncertainty Principle, wave functions, the Pauli Principle, and other elusive concepts easier to grasp.

Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics

As the subtitle says, this is an allegory of quantum physics. Read reviews that mention quantum mechanics quantum physics alice in wonderland high school easier to understand alice in quantumland notes to help concepts of quantum introduction to quantum basics of quantum physics book explain gilmore complex subject interested readers learning background entertaining.

This is especially frustrating considering that there are about a dozen sketches of interesting-looking characters. It seems like a lot wasted potential, and that something really remarkable could’ve been done phhsics this idea. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

At first, it works fine, and if you’ve read any of Stephen Hawking’s books, you’ll feel at home in Quantumland. On the other hand, I can’t think of a popular children’s story that allows for antics as weird as those presented in this book.

The last 3 chapters were not so good, though. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. It’s more of a novelty book and doesn’t really teach the concepts of quantuland physics alleegory well. Tags What are tags?