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Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About&hellip by Manjit Kumar
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5.0 out of 5 stars A quantum of solace, 1 Jun 2014
This book differs from most writings about quantum theory, in focusing more on the human aspects of the great endeavour to uncover one of nature's deepest secrets - what is reality?

The cast is a large, multi-national (although mostly European) one, with the two principal players being (as the title tells you) Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. The epic, long-running debate between them is the skeleton on which the author builds his story - an approach that helps the reader gain a foothold in the strange world of the quantum, and makes it easier to see just how bizarre the concepts must have seemed in the Twenties and Thirties. And still do, for that matter.

The author… Read more
Symphonic Star Trek ~ Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Symphonic Star Trek ~ Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
If you are a fan of Erich Kunzel's recordings with the Cincinatti Pops Orchestra, you will find this another example of his great talent for orchestration and arrangement, while remaining true to the spirit of the original music.

If you are a fan of the music of Star Trek, this CD will stand comparision with any other recordings. It includes a comprehensive selection, on TV going from "The Menagerie" original pilot through to "Voyager", and on the big screen going from "The Motion Picture" to "Generations". (The album was recorded in 1996, so more recent productions are not represented.)

Finally, if you are fan of both Erich Kunzel AND Star Trek music... need I say… Read more
Salter Mechanical Baking Scale by Salter
With no electronics, and so no batteries required, you can just take this scale out of the box and start using it. Zeroing is very easy - just rotate the whole base until the indicator is back on the zero mark.

With a smart, business-like appearance, this will look at home in most kitchens and should last a long time.