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Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis. Using illustrations and examples from science fiction pulp magazines and comic books, The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics explains the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics that underlie the world we live in.Watch a Video

Hardcover:

9781592404797 | Gotham Books, October 14, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis.

Paperback:

9781592406722 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, November 1, 2011), cover price $19.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400116287 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 14, 2010), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: In the pulp magazines and comics of the 1950s, it was predicted that the future would be one of gleaming utopias, with flying cars, jetpacks, and robotic personal assistants.
9781400166282 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 14, 2010), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In the pulp magazines and comics of the 1950s, it was predicted that the future would be one of gleaming utopias, with flying cars, jetpacks, and robotic personal assistants.

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Product Description: In the pulp magazines and comics of the 1950s, it was predicted that the future would be one of gleaming utopias, with flying cars, jetpacks, and robotic personal assistants. Obviously, things didn't turn out that way. But the world we do have is actually more fantastic than the most outlandish predictions of the science fiction of the mid-twentieth century...read more
By Peter Berkrot (narrator) and James Kakalios

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400146284 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 14, 2010), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: In the pulp magazines and comics of the 1950s, it was predicted that the future would be one of gleaming utopias, with flying cars, jetpacks, and robotic personal assistants.

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Product Description: A complete update to the hit book on the real physics at work in comic books, featuring more heroes, more villains, and more science Since 2001, James Kakalios has taught "Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books," a hugely popular university course that generated coast-to-coast media attention for its unique method of explaining complex physics concepts through comics...read more

Hardcover:

9781592401468 | Gotham Books, September 8, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.

Paperback:

9781592405084 | 2 original edition (Avery Pub Group, November 3, 2009), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A complete update to the hit book on the real physics at work in comic books, featuring more heroes, more villains, and more science Since 2001, James Kakalios has taught "Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books," a hugely popular university course that generated coast-to-coast media attention for its unique method of explaining complex physics concepts through comics.
9781592402427 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, September 21, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.

Paperback:

9788496222724, titled "La Física De Los Superhéroes" | Robinbook, November 1, 2006, cover price $33.00

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