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Since his first appearance over sixty years ago, Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many thousands of readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams and adventures lead him into a world inside the atom. George Gamow's classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in modern physics, from atomic structure to relativity, and quantum theory to fusion and fission. Roger Penrose's foreword introduces Mr Tompkins to a new generation of readers, and reviews his adventures in light of recent developments in physics.

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9781107604681
Author:
Gamow, George
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Subject:
Physics-Quantum Mechanics
Publication Date:
20120331
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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