The Exclusion Principle

Posted on by Tom Fleming

Just before Christmas in 2008, a woman tapped me on the shoulder while I was shopping in the local supermarket and asked if I’d written a book called Quantum. I confessed that I had. As we chatted I discovered that her daughter was in the same class as my six-year-old and that her grandfather was […]

Joint Efforts

Posted on by Tom Fleming

When I was at CERN in 1974, one door in the theoretical physics division was always open, more often than not revealing its occupant leaning back in his chair, hands on head, feet on desk, with eyes closed. This was John Bell, thinking about quantum mechanics. All physicists come into contact with quantum physics and […]

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