Boojums all the way through. N. David Mermin

Boojums all the way through

ISBN: 0521388805,9780521388801 | 331 pages | 9 Mb

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Boojums all the way through N. David Mermin
Publisher: CUP

It was a light hearted collection of the author's exploits in disertations about sub-atomic stuff. I seem to recall "boojum" used in this capacity in a 2nd edition Webster's and omitted from the ("despised") 3rd, as mentioned in Mermin's "Boojums All the Way through". David Mermin, 1990, “Spooky actions at a distance: mysteries of the QT” in his Boojums all the way through. Down-to-earth examples keep him from straying into the kind of metaphysics of which he is often critical. It was highly recomended in … was it “Scientific American” I think? His article “What's wrong with this prose?” (Physics Today v42 issue 5; also collected in “Boojums All The Way Through”) a slightly more light-hearted take on the issue of wrestling with journal editors on the use of language. I can think of no better way to describe the process than to quote N. I tried to sneak a reference to Jabberwocky ("What I tell you three times is true") into a paper but it got forced out. One of the most comprehensible explanations of the original EPR debate, Bell's Theorem, and the Aspect experiments, and what it all means. If you're ready to have your brain turn to scrambled egg This from a great book, Boojums All the Way Through. Cambridge University Press: 110-76. For anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of relativity and quantim mechanics, David Mermin's Boojums All the Way through is an excellent and entertaining place to start. I read the book “Boojums All the Way Through” some years back.

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