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Author: Michael I Sobel
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael I Sobel
ISBN: 0226767515 9780226767512
OCLC Number: 23746377
Description: x, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. The Wave Theory of Light --
2. Optical Instruments --
3. Color --
4. The Electron and the Photon --
5. In the Atmosphere --
6. The Stars --
7. The Cosmos --
8. Light and Life --
9. High Technology --
10. Relativity Appendixes --
A. The Concept of a Field --
B. Blackbodies --
C. De Broglie Waves --
D. White Dwarfs, Pulsars, and Neutron Stars --
E. Hubble's Law and the Cosmological Principle --
F. Fluorescence --
G. Semiconductors and Photocells --
H. Stimulated Emission --
I. Measurements of the Speed of Light --
J. The Strong Interaction, Pions, and Quarks.
Responsibility: Michael I. Sobel.

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