Robert Crease Book Signing

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WHO: Robert Crease
WHAT: THE QUANTUM MOMENT Book Signing presented by the Georgia Center for the Book. A portion of book proceeds benefit the Georiga Center for the Book.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 7:15 p.m.
WHERE: Decatur Library

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

WHAT IT'S ABOUT:
The discovery of the quantum―the idea born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics―planted a rich set of metaphors in the popular imagination. Robert Crease, along with co-author Alfred Scharff Goldhaber, analyzes the quantum’s manifestations in everything from art and sculpture to the prose of John Updike and David Foster Wallace in THE QUANTUM MOMENT: HOW PLANCK, BOHR, EINSTEIN, AND HEISENBERG TAUGHT US TO LOVE UNCERTAINTY. The authors reveal the quantum’s implications for knowledge, metaphor, intellectual exchange, and the contemporary world. The result is a celebration of language at the interface of physics and culture, perfect for anyone drawn to the infinite variety of ideas.

“This is an amazing book for scientists and humanists alike! Every page yields surprises―not only about the complex history of quantum physics but about how it impacts our understanding of ourselves in daily life. Required reading for anyone concerned with casting the fate of humankind in a radically new light.”
--Edward S. Casey, author of THE WORLD AT A GLANCE

ABOUT THE VISITING AUTHOR:
Robert Crease writes the "Critical Point" column in PHYSICS WORLD and is a professor of philosophy at Stony Brook University.
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By: A Cappella Books