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In this classic of scientific literature, the Nobel laureate and creator of the quantum revolution explores the ideas intrinsic to physics. Planck's clear, simple presentation is accessible not only to the scientific community but also to other readers. He concludes with an engrossing step-by-step narrative of his development of quantum theory. 1925 edition.

Synopsis:

In this classic of scientific literature, the Nobel Laureate and creator of the quantum revolution explores the basics of physics, concluding with an engrossing narrative of how he developed quantum theory. 1925 edition.

About the Author

German physicist Max Planck (1858-1947) was the founder of quantum theory and awarded the 1918 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Table of Contents

The Unity of Physical Universe

The Place of Modern Physics in the Mechanical View of Nature

New Paths of Physical Knowledge

Dynamical Laws and Statistical Laws

The Principle of Least Action

The Relation between Physical Theories

The Nature of Light

The Origin and Development of the Quantum Theory

Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486678672
Author:
Planck, Max
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Planck, H. Ed.
Author:
Physics
Author:
Planck
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physics-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Physics
Series Volume:
vyp. 10 (405)
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.36 lb

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