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Seven brief lessons on physics
Seven brief lessons on physics
Rovelli, Carlo2015
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In this short, playful, entertaining and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. In under one hundred pages, readers will understand the most transformative scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.
Main title:
Seven brief lessons on physics / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre.
Imprint:
London : Penguin Books, 2016.
Collation:
viii, 83 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Notes:
First published in Italian under the title Sette brevi lezioni di fisica by Adelphi Edizioni 2014. Translation first published in Great Britain by Allen Lane 2015.Includes index.Translated from the Italian.
Contents:
The most beautiful of theories -- Quanta -- The architecture of the cosmos -- Particles -- Grains of space -- Probability, time and the heat of black holes -- Ourselves.
ISBN:
9780141981727
Dewey class:
530
Language:
English
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Hampton LibraryScience and Technology530 ROVAvailable
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