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Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World - 12 edition

Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World (ISBN10: 0142180300; ISBN13: 9780142180303)
ISBN13: 978-0142180303
ISBN10: 0142180300

Summary: A sweeping history of the electric light revolution and the birth of modern America
 
The late nineteenth century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but more than any other invention, Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb marked the arrival of modernity, transforming its inventor into a mythic figure and avatar of an era. In The Age of Edison, award-winning author and historian Ernest Freeberg weaves a narrative that reaches from Coney I
sland and Broadway to the tiniest towns of rural America, tracing the progress of electric light through the reactions of everyone who saw it and capturing the wonder Edison’s invention inspired.
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Summary: A sweeping history of the electric light revolution and the birth of modern America
 
The late nineteenth century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but more than any other invention, Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb marked the arrival of modernity, transforming its inventor into a mythic figure and avatar of an era. In The Age of Edison, award-winning author and historian Ernest Freeberg weaves a narrative that reaches from Coney Island and Broadway to the tiniest towns of rural America, tracing the progress of electric light through the reactions of everyone who saw it and capturing the wonder Edison’s invention inspired. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 12
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Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2012
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