Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art / Edition 1

Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art / Edition 1

by Sidney Perkowitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0309065569

ISBN-13: 2900309065565

Pub. Date: 11/23/1998

Publisher: National Academies Press

A physics professor explores the nature of light and the complex human responses to it, as well as various theories of the phenomenon through the ages.

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A physics professor explores the nature of light and the complex human responses to it, as well as various theories of the phenomenon through the ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900309065565
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
11/23/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248

Table of Contents

Preface vii
1. The Birth and Meaning of Light
1(15)
2. Seeing Light
16(28)
3. Classical Light
44(25)
4. Modern Light
69(23)
5. Making Light
92(25)
6. Shaping Light
117(25)
7. Using Light
142(26)
8. Universal Light
168(26)
Notes 194(13)
Bibliography 207(10)
Art Credits 217(2)
Index 219

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