Quips, Quotes And Quanta: An Anecdotal History Of Physics

Quips, Quotes And Quanta: An Anecdotal History Of Physics

Anton Z Capri

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812709196

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This book deals with the history of physics, covering important developments in physics from the end of the nineteenth century to about 1930. Major topics include relativity theory (both special and general) and quantum mechanics.This book is unique in that it concentrates on anecdotes about the physicists creating the new ideas. Both thematic and biographical in nature, it contains a heavy emphasis on personal incidents or quotes. Readers will be entertained with humorous incidents in the lives of some famous scientists, and simultaneously learn quite a bit of modern physics without the mathematical details, but with the important concepts. Academics and anyone interested in science in the most general sense are likely to want to read this book.

Format: Hardcover
No of Pages: 208
Imprint: World Scientific
Publication date: 20070925

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