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Title Breakfast with Einstein : the exotic physics of everyday objects / Chad Orzel.
Author Orzel, Chad, author.
Publication Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2018]
Description xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 530 O
Summary Orzel, author of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog, explores how quantum connects with everyday reality, and offers engaging, layperson-level explanations of the mind-bending ideas central to modern physics.-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sunrise: the fundamental interactions -- The heating element: Planck's desperate trick -- Digital photos: the patent clerk's heuristic -- The alarm clock: the football player's atom -- The internet: a solution in search of a problem -- The sense of smell: chemistry by exclusion -- Solid objects: the energy of uncertainty -- Computer chips: the internet is for Schrödinger's cats -- Magnets: how the h*ck do they work? -- Smoke detector: Mr. Gamow's escape -- Encryption: a final brilliant mistake -- Conclusion.
Subject Physics.
Physics -- Humor.
Quantum theory.
Quantum theory -- Humor.
Physics. (OCoLC)fst01063025.
Quantum theory. (OCoLC)fst01085128.
Genre Humor.
Humor. (OCoLC)fst01423696.
Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846.
Alt Title Physics of everyday objects
ISBN 9781946885357 (trade paper : alk. paper)

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