[A] fresh debut . . . Vivid biographical portraits enliven even dense theoretical explanations with wit and bite . . . With his crisp voice, Becker lucidly relates the complicated history of quantum foundations
Adam Becker has written an excellent, accessible account of an intricate story.
Becker has done a great service in putting this fascinating story together into a single easily-digestible volume that is gripping, authoritative, and true.
A thorough, illuminating exploration of the most consequential controversy raging in modern science . . . Becker leads us through an impressive account of the rise of competing interpretations, grounding them in the human stories, which are naturally messy and full of contingencies. He makes a convincing case that it's wrong to imagine the Copenhagen interpretation as a single official or even coherent statement
A useful introduction to the history of quantum theory for scientifically inclined readers