Great Ideas in Physics

Great Ideas in Physics

The Conservation of Energy, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, the Theory of Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics

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Explains the physics behind each of the four ideas - the conservation of energy, the second law of thermodynamics, the theory of relativity, quantum mechanics - and deftly untangles for lay readers such knotty concepts as entropy, the relativity of time, and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2000
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780071357388
0071357386
9780071378437
007137843X
Branch Call Number: QC21.2 .L56 2000
Characteristics: xi, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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