Synopses & Reviews
Physics in Minutes
covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves, and particles, to more complex topics, including neutrinos, string theory, and dark matter.
Following the latest scientific research proving that the brain best absorbs information visually, each description is accompanied by illustrations to aid quick comprehension and easy recollection. This convenient and compact reference book is ideal for anyone interested in how our world works.
Chapters include: Newton's Laws of Motion, Schrodinger's cat, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Fission and fusion, Higgs Boson, Entropy, Dark matter.
About the Author
Giles Sparrow studied Astronomy at University College London, and Science Communication at Imperial College, before embarking on a career in publishing. He is an author, consultant, and contributor on numerous bestselling astronomy and popular science books, including Cosmos, The Stargazer's Handbook and Hubble: Window on the Universe.