The Physics Book

The Physics Book

From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

Book - 2011
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Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing 250 short entries.  In addition to exploring such engaging topics as dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle, and Maxwell's demon, the book's timeline extends back billions of years to the hypothetical Big Bang and forward trillions of years to a time of “quantum resurrection.”

Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing 250 short, entertaining, and thought-provoking entries. In addition to exploring such engaging topics as dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle, and Maxwell's demon, the book's timeline extends back billions of years to the hypothetical Big Bang and forward trillions of years to a time of “quantum resurrection.” Like the previous titles in this series, The Physics Book helps readers gain an understanding of major concepts without getting bogged down in complex details.

 


Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781402778612
1402778619
9781402790997
Branch Call Number: 530 Pickover 2011
Characteristics: 527 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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