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Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe

Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0471306061

Cover of Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe 2ND 95 (ISBN 978-0471306061)
ISBN13: 978-0471306061
ISBN10: 0471306061

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No

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Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe - 2ND 95 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471306061

Nathan Spielberg

ISBN13: 978-0471306061
ISBN10: 0471306061

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No
Summary

A fascinating look at seven of the most important and revolutionary ideas of physics. The authors have updated the material in view of recent developments and expanded their discussion of the impact of developments in physics on philosophy, literature and the arts. Mathematical explanations of concepts are provided as well as the addition of more questions and several algebra - based problems.

Table of Contents

Copernican Astronomy
Newtonian Mechanics and Causality
The Energy Concept
Entropy and Probability
Electromagnetism and Reality
Quantum Theory and the End of Causality
Conservation Principles and Symmetries
Epilogue
Index

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