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Physics in the 20th Century

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Book News Annotation:

Explains and illustrates the flowering of physics in the 20th century, with spectacular color photos. Shows how theories about properties of matter were confirmed by ingenious experiments, which in turn spawned practical devices that transformed technology. Achievements of many of this century's greatest thinkers are described. Extraordinary illustrative material focuses on remarkable images, from the atomic to the cosmic scale, that are made possible by the instruments of advanced physics. Also included are photographs of experimental equipment and pioneering inventors. For general readers.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Atom — Spectrum — Quantum — Structure — Nucleus — Chaos and order — Cosmos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810943643
Editor:
Rigden, John S.
Editor:
Franz, Judith R.
Editor:
Franz, Judith R.
Author:
Suplee, Curt
Author:
Rigden, John S.
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Physics -- Popular works.
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
38
Publication Date:
20020910
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11.23x9.67x.95 in. 3.14 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Science and Mathematics » Physics » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » General History and Philosophy

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