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Black-body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894-1912 - Thomas S. Kuhn

Black-body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894-1912

Paperback Published: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780226458007
Number Of Pages: 398

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"A masterly assessment of the way the idea of quanta of radiation became part of 20th-century physics. . . . The book not only deals with a topic of importance and interest to all scientists, but is also a polished literary work, described (accurately) by one of its original reviewers as a scientific detective story."--John Gribbin, "New Scientist"
"Every scientist should have this book."--Paul Davies, "New Scientist"

Planck's Black-Body Theory, 1894-1906: The Classical Phase
Planck's Route to the Black-Body Problem
The Black-Body Problem Planck and
The Rmodynamics Planck and the Kinetic Theory of Gases Planck and the Continuum and Electromagnetism
Planck's Statistical Heritage: Boltzmann on Irreversibility
Boltzmann's H-Theorem
The First Interpretation of the
H-Theorem Loschmidt's Paradox and the Combinatorial Definition of Entropy
The Conflation of ""Molecular"" and ""Molar"" Molecular Disorder Epilogue: Molecu
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ISBN: 9780226458007
ISBN-10: 0226458008
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 398
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition