The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

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A very nice copy. 2013 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 527 pp. In The Physics Book, bestselling popular science writer Clifford A. Pickover explores 250 milestone discoveries in the field of physics that span a historical timeline extending from 13.7 billion years B.C. to more than 100 trillion years in the future. Written for the layperson in accessible and entertaining prose, this volume covers topics ranging from the commonplace (the tuning fork, the telescope, the incandescent light bulb, silly putty) to the esoteric (Fourier analysis, neutrinos, quasars, dark energy, quantum resurrection). Abundantly illustrated in full color, The Physics Book helps readers gain an understanding of major concepts in the science of physics without getting bogged down in complex details. The Physics Book is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Edition classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensible cornerstone for every home library.

Title: The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

Author: Pickover, Clifford A.

Categories: Physics, Leather-Bound,

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2013

ISBN Number: 1435148053

ISBN Number 13: 9781435148055

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2285679