Fields of Color explains Quantum Field Theory to a lay audience without equations. It shows how this overlooked and misunderstood theory resolves the weirdness of Quantum Mechanics and the paradoxes of Relativity. The third edition contains a new and simple solution to "the most controversial problem in physics today": the measurement problem.
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About the Author
Rodney A. Brooks was born in Syracuse, NY, in 1932. He attended the University of Florida and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D. in physics with Norman Ramsey in 1963. During 25 years at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, he published 124 refereed articles on medical imaging, including the design of a high-resolution Neuro-PET scanner. As an amateur clarinetist he founded and led a klezmer band called Shir Delite. After retiring in 1999 he and his wife lived for nine years in New Zealand, where he founded Kiwis for Balanced Reporting on the Middle East (www.kbrm.org.nz). Also see his website, quantum-field-theory.net
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Fields of Color: The Theory That Escaped Einstein based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
This is an interesting book and we'll worth a read. I learned to "see" physics in a new light (pun). And I do recommend this as a general read on QFT. One not so positive comment. .. I was loving all the author had to say until he talked about AI, if you can ignore that small comment or two, you'll love this book for its intended topic which is presented well. As for the comments on AI I'd recommend you research for yourself in CS circles, if you have read the book this next comment will make sense, even wood can be made to compute and therfore to exhibit AI. You can compute with almost anything, even falling dominoes for instance. ..look it up :-)