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Breakfast with Einstein : the exotic physics of everyday objects / Chad Orzel.

Orzel, Chad, (author.).
Book Book ([2018])
Description: pages cm
Publisher: Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2018]
2 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Marblehead. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Marblehead Teen Nonfiction Y 530 ORZEL 2018 (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW QC 24.5 .O7845 2018 (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/03/2019
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 530/ORZEL (Text to Phone) Checked out 01/29/2019
Swampscott Raymond Room 530 O (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781946885357 (trade paper)
  • ISBN: 1946885355 (trade paper)
Bibliography, etc.:
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.
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.
Alternate Title: Physics of everyday objects
Citation: Orzel, Chad. "Breakfast with Einstein : the exotic physics of everyday objects." Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., 2018.

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