Shan Gao received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Physics from University of Sydney in 2013. He is a theoretical physicist and philosopher of physics, whose major interests are foundations of quantum mechanics, philosophy of physics, history of modern physics, and philosophy of mind. His original ideas, including random discontinuous motion, quantum superluminal communication and quantum panpsychism, have been published in professional journals such as International Journal of Theoretical Physics, Foundations of Physics, Minds and Machines, Journal of Consciousness Studies, and so on. He is the author of God Does Play Dice with the Universe, Quantum Physics: From Illusion to Reality, Understanding Quantum Physics: An Advanced Guide for the Perplexed and several other books. His first popular science book Quantum (in Chinese) is very successful, and it has sold more than ten thousands copies in China during the last few years. For more details please visit http://gucas.academia.edu/ShanGao.
This book is a collection of the finest mystical writings of the great physicists of the 20th Century. They are Max Planck, Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, Wolfgang Pauli, James Jeans, Arthur Eddington, Eugene Wigner, David Bohm, and Freeman Dyson. The essays are written in nontechnical language and will be of absorbing interest to a wide range of readers.
This book is the first book of the series Diary of A Chinese Girl. It tells a heartwarming story of the girl spending her summer days with her first cousin, whose parents were divorced and who was initially selfish, mean, bossy and lazy, but gradually changed to a nicer girl due to the games they played. The author of the book is a 11-year-old girl, who is gifted with story telling and writing.
This book is composed of six stories about three schoolgirls. These stories are very funny and somewhat scary at the same time. The author of the book is a 9-year-old girl, who is gifted with story telling and writing.
In the early morning of 12 October 1993, I experienced a sudden enlightenment. At that moment, I felt that my body permeated the whole universe and I was united with it. A clear picture then appeared: a particle is jumping in a random and discontinuous way. It is not inert but active, moving purely by its own "free will". Maybe Einstein was wrong; God does play dice with the universe.