The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-02
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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With its unique combination of depth, clarity, and humor that has enchanted millions, this beloved classic by bestselling author Gary Zukav opens the fascinating world of quantum physics to readers with no mathematical or technical background. "Wu Li" is the Chinese phrase for physics. It means "patterns of organic energy," but it also means "nonsense," "my way," "I clutch my ideas," and "enlightenment." These captivating ideas frame Zukav's evocative exploration of quantum mechanics and relativity theory. Delightfully easy to read, The Dancing Wu Li Masters illuminates the compelling powers at the core of all we know.

Table of Contents

Synoptic Table of Contents
Cast of Characters
Introduction to the Perennial Classics Edition
Wu Li?
Big Week at Big Surp. 3
Einstein Doesn't Like Itp. 19
Patterns of Organic Energy
Living?p. 49
What Happensp. 74
My Way
The Role of "I"p. 101
Beginner's Mindp. 131
Special Nonsensep. 150
General Nonsensep. 179
I Clutch My Ideas
The Particle Zoop. 213
The Dancep. 236
More Than Bothp. 283
The End of Sciencep. 312
Notesp. 349
Bibliographyp. 357
Indexp. 362
Stable Particle Tablep. 378
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