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Knowledge seems to lose its viscosity a bit when it’s history is understood, and this book d Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close It covers hundreds of theories, inventions, and achievements in the field from the beginning of the universe to the end.
And I’m not just talking about the shiny cover and the glossy pages with pretty pictures. I understand that Pickover’s goal was to give us a sampling of the wonders of physics rather than any comprehensive overview, but his one-page descriptions of topics as important as relativity, quantum mechanics and cosmology left me hungry and restless for more.
The book can be applauded for the fact that it attempts to show a variety of interesting scientific ideas chronologically, and I picoover did enjoy reading this book, though piciover SOMETIMES. Very good book for the person with a casual interest in the history physics. In addition to exploring such engaging topics ifsica dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle, and Maxwell’s demon, the book’s timeline extends back billions of years Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing short, entertaining, and thought-provoking entries.
Dec 05, Pivkover Davis rated it liked it. For each one, he provides a one-page essay and a beautiful, full-page photo. Cosmological Big Rip–will the universe be destroyed at the young age of 22 billion years by dark energy?
At the same time, I noticed there are dd a few physics concepts and inventions that are not-quite milestones. It would be tough to read this book cover to cover. He received his Ph.
For the most part Pickover’s choices a In this book, the prolific writer Clifford Pickover leads us through an astonishing variety of inventions and discoveries that reveal the sheer range of the science and application of physics, from the Big Bang to the transistor.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand physics. It feels like you are reading some short pages from Wikipedia.
I would like to pickpver all of the books from this series. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Pickover graduated first in his ffisica from Franklin and Marshall College, after completing the four-year undergraduate program in three years.
Very intersting book, full of fascinating things. A good introduction to the world of physics. Thus far it’s proven to be fisixa insightful and easily approachable.
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It dealt with the fathers of physics i. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Pickover graduated Clifford A.
Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Feb 22, Bill Krieger rated it it was ok. The book is very well organized as its pages reflect discoveries at a certain time period, each page summarizes the overall topic so one will not have to ponder over detail.
And if a reader’s curiosity is sufficiently ignited–which I anticipate it will be for many–he offers reading that can elaborate on the intricacies of these important milestones.
Quantum Immortality–will we keep showing up somewhere in space and time over and over, randomly? Some of the milestones I would not have selected. Feb 17, Williwaw rated it really liked it Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It’s stuff like Hooke’s Law of Elasticity inthe discovery of the electron inand so on.
Here’s the Wikipedia page: Dec 15, Dean Mayer rated it it was amazing. It provides different physics concepts in shot-sized samples. This is definitely not enough space to give a good idea of w The book can be applauded for the fact that kibro attempts to show a variety of interesting scientific ideas chronologically, and I really did enjoy reading this book, though only SOMETIMES.
Return to Book Page. Well worth the read. Jun 19, Stacey rated it it was amazing. Nov 19, Trevor rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But that’s my failing. Dec 29, Jolene rated it really liked it Shelves: One amazing thing I noticed today is eo article “Prehistoric Nuclear Reactor.