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The Physics Book : From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics - Clifford A. Pickover

The Physics Book

From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

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Published: 1st November 2011
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Professor Brian Cox's BBC programmes have helped make physics a very popular topic. Following the hugely successful The Math Book, this is a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing 250 short, entertaining and thought-provoking entries. In addition to exploring such engaging topics as dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle and Maxwell's demon, this book's timeline extends back billions of years to the hypothetical Big Bang and forward trillions of years to a time of "quantum resurrection." Like the previous titles in this series, "The Physics Book" helps readers gain an understanding of major concepts without getting bogged down in complex details.

About the Author

Clifford A. Pickover received his PhD from Yale in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and has written more than 40 books and over 200 articles. His research has received considerable attention from such media outlets as CNN, the Discovery Channel, The New York Times and WIRED and his website, pickover, has received millions of visits.

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informative incidental reading

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    ISBN: 9781402778612
    ISBN-10: 1402778619
    Series: Sterling Milestones Ser.
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 528
    Published: 1st November 2011
    Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 19.5  x 4.2
    Weight (kg): 1.48