How the World Works: Physics (Paperback)

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Physics is the science which ties together all others, aiming to explain the universe, from the smallest subatomic particles to vast galaxies, and the very nature of space-time. It represents human intellectual endeavour at its most ambitious. This book traces the development of physics, from the natural philosophers of the ancient world to cutting-edge experiments in quantum mechanics.

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"Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better."
-Albert Einstein

Physics is the science which ties together all others, aiming to explain the universe, from the smallest subatomic particles to vast galaxies, and the very nature of space-time. It represents human intellectual endeavour at its most ambitious. This book traces the development of physics, from the natural philosophers of the ancient world to cutting-edge experiments in quantum mechanics.

Topics include:
* The nature of matter - first theorized as atoms 2,500 years ago
* Light and optics
* Masses and forces
* The bizarre subatomic world of quantum mechanics
* Our fascination with the stars
* The universe around us, from the Big Bang to distant galaxies

Beautifully illustrated throughout

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ISBN 9781784286644
Length (cm) 16.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 23.0000
Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd.
Publication Date Jun 15, 2017
Pages (number) 208
Genre Science and Nature
Author Anne Rooney
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Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews N/A
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