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

Author(s): Clifford A. Pickover

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Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes 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, the 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.
 

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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, www.pickover.com, has received millions of visits.

General Fields

  • : 9781402778612
  • : Sterling Publishing Co Inc
  • : Sterling
  • : January 2011
  • : 214mm X 186mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Clifford A. Pickover
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 530
  • : 527
  • : full colour throughout