All library locations are closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

How the hippies saved physics: science, counterculture, and the quantum revival

Book Cover
Average Rating
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
In the 1970s, a small group of physicists in Berkeley decided to explore the wilder side of science, pursuing a freewheeling, speculative approach to physics. Unlikely as it may seem, this quirky band of misfits altered the course of modern physics.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 0937d504-b0c8-4ba7-1d46-7a1a90656cc6
Full title how the hippies saved physics science counterculture and the quantum revival
Author kaiser david
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 23:38:50PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Runnette, Sean.
author Kaiser, David.
author2-role Blackstone Audio, Inc., Findaway World, LLC., Fundamental Fysiks Group (Berkeley, Calif.)., Playaway Digital Audio., Runnette, Sean.
author_display Kaiser, David
available_at_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Audiobook, Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Green Hills - Adult Audiobook, Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Audiobook, Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
display_description Describes how a quirky band of misfit science students at Berkeley in the 1970s altered the course of modern physics while studying quantum theory alongside Eastern mysticism and psychic mind reading while lounging in hot tubs and dabbling with LSD.
format_catalog Book, Playaway, eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 0937d504-b0c8-4ba7-1d46-7a1a90656cc6
isbn 9780393076363, 9781441789860, 9781483059723
item_details ils:CARL0000369798|35192041955091|Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction|530.0922 K134h|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000369798|35192041955109|Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction|530.0922 K134h|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000376004|35192042006522|Hermitage - Adult Audiobook|PLAYAWAY 530.0922 K134h|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000376004|35192042006548|Green Hills - Adult Audiobook|PLAYAWAY 530.0922 K134h|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, overdrive:012d4a07-3d49-4270-9add-8ce0abb67a0f|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, Playaway
last_indexed 2018-05-24T04:38:50.21Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog 530.0922 K134h, PLAYAWAY 530.0922 K134h
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780393076363
publishDate 2011
record_details ils:CARL0000369798|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|W.W. Norton,|c2011.|xxvi, 372 p. : ill. ; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000376004|Playaway|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Playaway Digital Audio :|[2011], p2011.|1 sound media player (12 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., overdrive:012d4a07-3d49-4270-9add-8ce0abb67a0f|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Publishing||
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000369798|35192041955091|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000369798|35192041955109|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000376004|35192042006522|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000376004|35192042006548|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:012d4a07-3d49-4270-9add-8ce0abb67a0f|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Audiobooks, Counterculture, Physicists -- California -- Berkeley -- Biography, Quantum theory
title_display How the hippies saved physics : science, counterculture, and the quantum revival
title_full How the Hippies Saved Physics Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival, How the hippies saved physics : science, counterculture, and the quantum revival / David Kaiser, How the hippies saved physics [sound recording] : science, counterculture, and the quantum revival / David Kaiser
title_short How the hippies saved physics :
title_sub science, counterculture, and the quantum revival
topic_facet Audiobooks, Counterculture, History, Nonfiction, Physicists, Quantum theory, Science