Schrödinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality

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Schrödinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality
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Cover of the first British edition
Author John Gribbin
Country United States
Language English
Subject Quantum theory
Publication date
1995
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages 261
ISBN 978-0316328197

Schrödinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality is a 1995 book by John Gribbin, in which Gribbin attempts to explain the mysteries of modern quantum mechanics in a popular-scientific way. It is a sequel to his earlier book, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat (1984).

In his epilogue, Gribbin touches on what were then the most recent developments of string theory, and introduces the transactional interpretation of quantum mechanics as the new "mythology" of our time. His argument does not refute the theory, but demonstrates how all theories can be true and mythological (depending on one's perspective).