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The physics book
Title:
The physics book
ISBN:
9781465491022
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Physical Description:
335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Measurement and motion -- Energy and matter -- Electricity and manetism -- Sound and light -- The quantum world -- Nuclear and particle physics -- Relativity and the universe.
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. --
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