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Seven Ideas That Shook the Universe - 3rd edition

Seven Ideas That Shook the Universe (ISBN10: 0470096608; ISBN13: 9780470096604)
ISBN13: 978-0470096604
ISBN10: 0470096608

Summary: A layman's history of the seven most important themes in physics: Copernican astronomy; Newtonian mechanics; the concepts of energy and entropy; relativity; quantum theory; conservation principles; and symmetries. The authors explain each concept in a simple, straightforward style, considering each in the context of its time and as it developed over time, and assessing its impact on the way we think about time, space, matter, even existence itself. Vividly brings to
life the drama of scientific discovery.
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Summary: A layman's history of the seven most important themes in physics: Copernican astronomy; Newtonian mechanics; the concepts of energy and entropy; relativity; quantum theory; conservation principles; and symmetries. The authors explain each concept in a simple, straightforward style, considering each in the context of its time and as it developed over time, and assessing its impact on the way we think about time, space, matter, even existence itself. Vividly brings to life the drama of scientific discovery. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 09/05/2006
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