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The great physicists from Galileo to Einstein

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1988, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History and explanation of how the central laws of physical science evolved from the Dark Ages to today's research on elementary particles.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Gamow
ISBN: 0486257673 9780486257679
OCLC Number: 18050037
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Biography of physics. 1st ed. New York : Harper & Brothers, ©1961. Originally published in series: Harper modern science series.
Description: vi, 338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Dawn of physics --
The dark ages and the renaissance --
God said, let Newton be --
Heat as energy --
The age of electricity --
Relativistic revolution --
The law of quantum --
The atomic nucleus and elementary particles.
Other Titles: Biography of physics
Responsibility: George Gamow ; illustrations by the author.
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History and explanation of how the central laws of physical science evolved from the Dark Ages to today's research on elementary particles.

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