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Matter,

Author: Ralph E Lapp
Publisher: New York, Time, Inc. [©1965]
Series: Life science library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The mysteries of matter have stimulated the great intellectual exploration of our time. There are two reasons why we should share in its excitements. one is for the sheer fun, the aesthetic pleasure, call it what you like, of reaching deeper into the unknown. The other is for the understanding to be gained as a result.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lapp, Ralph E., 1917-2004.
Matter.
New York, Time, Inc. [©1965]
(OCoLC)988218190
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph E Lapp
OCLC Number: 1040556
Description: 200 pages illustrations (some color) portraits, facsimiles 28 cm.
Contents: An endless searching for substance --
The basic ingredients of a complex world --
The wayward, willful ways of gas --
The restless surge of the liquid state --
A deceptive facade of solidity --
Mapping the terrain of the atom --
The nucleus: enigmatic heart of matter --
The start of an unfinished chain reaction.
Series Title: Life science library.
Other Titles: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: by Ralph E. Lapp and the editors of Life.

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The mysteries of matter have stimulated the great intellectual exploration of our time. There are two reasons why we should share in its excitements. one is for the sheer fun, the aesthetic pleasure, call it what you like, of reaching deeper into the unknown. The other is for the understanding to be gained as a result.

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