The Quantum Universe

By: Brian Cox,Jeff Forshaw

Catalogue Number: 5NW-9K53

The Quantum Universe

  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781846144325
More product information
Back to top

Buy on Tesco Direct from:

Available from Tesco Tesco

£20.00 Save £6.00

£14.00

currently unavailable

Sorry, this product is currently unavailable.

Do you want us to email you when this product is back in stock?

Delivery Options

  • Delivery options will be shown at checkout (or enable JavaScript to show on this page).
E-Coupon

Clubcard Boost now on Make your vouchers go further

How does it work?

  1. Your vouchers are waiting for you at the Tesco direct checkout
  2. Add the vouchers you want to use and they will double automatically
  3. The value of your Boost vouchers will be taken from your order, saving you money

Bonus: If the value of your Boost vouchers is more than your order, you'll receive the difference in Clubcard points!

Continue shopping
seller-pdp-logo

We've carefully chosen all our Tesco Partners, to give you even more choice when you shop with us online.

  • Browse a wider range of specialist products, all in one place
  • Collect Clubcard points on every order
  • Stay protected with the Tesco Partner Guarantee – we’re here to support you when buying from an approved Tesco Partner.

Synopsis

The Quantum Universe brings together two authors on a brilliantly ambitious mission to show that everyone can understand the deepest questions of science. But just what is quantum physics? How does it help us understand the world? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And why, above all, can we be sure that the theory is good? The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the universe has led to some very woolly pronouncements on the nature of all interconnectedness. Here, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw give us the real science, and reveal the profound theories that allow for concrete, yet astonishing, predictions about the world. This is our most up-to-date picture of reality.

Author's Biography

Brian Cox is a Professor of Particle Physics and Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. He also works at the CERN laboratory in Geneva. He has received many awards for his work promoting science, including the prestigious British Association Lord Kelvin Award and, in 2010, an OBE. He is also a popular presenter on TV and radio. Jeff Forshaw is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Manchester, specializing in the physics of elementary particles. He was awarded the Institute of Physics Maxwell Medal in 1999 for outstanding contributions to theoretical physics. He has co-written an undergraduate textbook on relativity and is the author of an advanced level monograph on particle physics. Brian and Jeff began collaborating on scientific papers in 1998 and have published on topics ranging from Pomerons to Higgs Bosons. Their first book together Why Does E = mc2? became a critically acclaimed international bestseller: 'Fundamental and dizzyingly exciting' The Times; 'A truly impressive achievement' Daily Telegraph; 'Like being taken on an army assault course by the two friendliest drill sergeants in the world' Guardian; 'Pairs the enthusiasm of newcomers with the knowledge of experts' Physics World.

1 1
Close overlay and continue

We value your opinion

Leave quick feedback Or Complete our survey