by David C. Cassidy
Publisher: American Institute of Physics 2002
The "uncertainty principle" that Werner Heisenberg used to explain quantum theory is explained with text, pictures and voice clips. Heisenberg's leading biographer tells the full story of this eventful life, including the physicist's controversial role in Nazi Germany's nuclear program.
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