Apr 19, 2012
John Gribbin has updated his classic book to demystify quantum mechanics for a new generation. The book, originally published in 1984 reminds us that Schrodinger didn’t like the probabilistic world his science had wrought. Indeed, the parable of Schrodinger’s Cat was created to lampoon the notion that something could be both dead and alive simultaneously and which state was real only becomes apparent when we open the box.
The new edition of In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat by John Gribbin is available on amazon and elsewhere, of course.
Also out now, is Gribbin’s fascinating biography of the great man himself – Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution. Schrödinger was an Austrian physicist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1933. Gribbin takes us into the heart of the quantum revolution and tells the story of a scientist who arrived at Oxford to take up his chair with both wife and mistress in tow…