Quantum physics has never been more popular. Once thought of as an obscure science, it reached the masses via the notion of teleportation in Star Trek and, more recently, as an integral part of the popular TV series Lost and Fringe. Now, inspired by his hugely popular website and science blog, Chad Orzel uses his cherished mutt Emmy to explain the basic principles of quantum physics. And who better to explain the magical universe of quantum physics than a talking dog?
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"Quantum entanglement, quantum teleportation and virtual particles are all explained with the author's characteristic lighthearted touch. Readers who've shied away from popular treatments of physics in the past may find his cheerful discussion a real treat." ( Publishers Weekly)
"It's hard to imagine a better way for the mathematically and scientifically challenged to grasp basic quantum physics." ( Booklist)
"Elegantly approachable descriptions... with a refreshing emphasis on recent research. Highly satisfying." ( The Guardian)
"Sure to become a classic." ( physicsworld.com)
So simple, even a dog could understand!
Get ready to teach an old dog neutrons
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