The physics book

Title
The physics book

ISBN
9781465491022

Edition
1st U.S. ed.

Physical Description
335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

Series
Big ideas simply explained.

Contents
Measurement and motion -- Energy and matter -- Electricity and manetism -- Sound and light -- The quantum world -- Nuclear and particle physics -- Relativity and the universe.

Subject Term
Physics.
 
Physics -- Miscellanea.

Added Author
Still, Ben,
 
Farndon, John,
 
Al-Khalili, Jim, 1962-

Summary
Using a bold, graphics-led approach, [this book] sets out more than 80 of the key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject [of physics] and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus ... on unpacking the thought behind each theory--as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about--[seven] themed chapters examine the history and developments in specific areas such as light, sound, and electricity. --


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book530 PHY11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book530 PHY01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryBook530 PHY01Checked Out