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The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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by Clifford A. Pickover
     
 
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

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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.

 

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435148055
Publisher:
Fall River Press
Publication date:
10/15/2013
Series:
Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
261,972
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm currently collecting the Barnes &amp; Noble Collectible Editions Series and I believe this could excluded from the list accidentally. Just thought you'd like to know.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book has not arrived yet; it was bought on May 21st, today is June 20th. How long more should I wait?