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The dramatic story of one of the most important and challenging scientific theories of the twentieth century, set in the context of the great social and economic upheavals of the period. Kumar's powerful history shows how a small band of young, mostly German scientists developed a theory which baffled fellow scientists and ignited one of the most ferocious intellectual debates of the century. Popular science.
Gives a dramatic history of quantum theory, a fundamental scientific revolution and the divisive debate at its core. This book shows how the golden age of physics ignited the greatest intellectual debate of the twentieth century. It focuses on the conflict between Einstein and Niels Bohr over the nature of reality and the soul of science.