John Stewart Bell and Twentieth-Century Physics: Vision and by Andrew Whitaker

By Andrew Whitaker

John Stewart Bell (1928-1990) was once probably the most very important figures in twentieth-century physics, well-known for his paintings at the basic elements of the century's most crucial conception, quantum mechanics. whereas the talk over quantum thought among the supremely well-known physicists, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr, seemed to became sterile within the Thirties, Bell was once capable of revive it and to make an important advances - Bell's Theorem or Bell's Inequalities. He used to be capable to
demonstrate a contradiction among quantum thought and crucial parts of pre-quantum thought - locality and causality. The publication supplies a non-mathematical account of Bell's quite impoverished upbringing in Belfast and his schooling. It describes his significant contributions to quantum conception, but
also his very important paintings within the physics of accelerators, and nuclear and uncomplicated particle physics.

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