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Chapter 1. Atoms and Waves

Chapter 2. Reflection, Refraction, and Diffraction

Chapter 3. Newton’s theory of Light

Chapter 4. Measuring the Speed of Light

Chapter 5. 19th Century Wave Theories

Chapter 6. 19th Century Particle Theories

Chapter 7. Spectral Lines

Chapter 8. Origin of Quantum Mechanics

Chapter 9. Development of Atomic theory

Chapter 10. Quantum Model of the Atom

Chapter 11. Sommerfeld’s Atom

Chapter 12. Quantum Spin

Chapter 13. Superconductors and Superfluids

Chapter 14. Nuclear Physics

Chapter 15. De Broglie’s Matter Waves

Chapter 16. Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

Chapter 17. Schrödinger’s Wave Equation

Chapter 19. Schrödinger’s Cat

Chapter 20. Quantum Mechanics and Parallel Worlds

Chapter 21. The Field Concept in Physics

Chapter 22. The Electromagnetic Force

Chapter 23. The Strong Nuclear Force

Chapter 24. The Weak Nuclear Force

Chapter 25. Quantum Gravity

Chapter 26. Mind-Body Dualism

Chapter 27. Empiricism and Epistemology

Chapter 29. Material theories of the Mind

Chapter 30. Material theories of the Mind vs. Descartes

Chapter 31. The Mind and Quantum Mechanics

Chapter 32. The Limitations of Science

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Buy How We Came to Know the Cosmos: Light and Matter

How We Came to Know the Cosmos: Light & Matter

I Pre 20th Century theories

1. Atoms and Waves

2. Reflection, Refraction, and Diffraction

3. Newton's theory of Light

4. Measuring the Speed of Light

5. 19th Century Wave Theories

6. 19th Century Particle Theories

7. Spectral Lines

II Quantum Mechanics

8. Origin of Quantum Mechanics

9. Development of Atomic theory

10. Quantum Model of the Atom

11. Sommerfeld's Atom

12. Quantum Spin

13. Superconductors and Superfluids

14. Nuclear Physics

15. De Broglie's Matter Waves

16. Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

17. Schrödinger's Wave Equation

18. Quantum Entanglement

19. Schrödinger's Cat

20. Quantum Mechanics and Parallel Worlds

III Quantum field theories

21. The Field Concept in Physics

22. The Electromagnetic Force

23. The Strong Nuclear Force

24. The Weak Nuclear Force

25. Quantum Gravity

IV Theories of the mind

26. Mind-Body Dualism

27. Empiricism and Epistemology

28. Materialism and Conscious Matter

29. Material theories of the Mind

30. Material theories of the Mind vs. Descartes

31. The Mind and Quantum Mechanics

32. The Limitations of Science

V List of symbols

33. List of symbols

34. Image Copyright