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Physically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on physics and astronomy

Author: Carl C Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
Publisher: Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of quotations pertaining to physics and astronomy. It lets you discover what others have said on topics ranging from anti-matter to x-rays.

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Physically speaking.
Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1997
(DLC) 97033282
(OCoLC)37492807
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl C Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
ISBN: 0585344035 9780585344034 0750304707 9780750304702 9781420046946 1420046942
OCLC Number: 47010105
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 492 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Anti-matter --
Astronomer --
Atoms --
Big-bang --
Black holes --
Calculation --
Cause and effect --
Chaos --
Comets --
Constellations --
Cosmologist --
Cosmology --
Cosmos --
Crystals --
Data --
Doppler --
E = MC² --
Eclipse --
Einstein, Albert --
Electrons --
Energy --
Error --
Ether --
Experiment --
Fact --
Fission --
Force --
Fusion --
Galaxies --
Geometry --
Gluons --
God --
Gravity --
Heat --
Hypothesis --
Infinite --
Knowledge --
Laws --
Light --
Location --
Magnetic --
Mathematics --
Matter --
Meteors --
Milky Way --
Models --
Monopolies --
Motion --
Nature --
Neutrino --
Neutron --
Newton, Sir Isaac --
Observation --
Observatory --
Occam's razer --
Optics --
Order --
Paradox --
Particles --
Pendulum --
Photon --
Physicist --
Physics --
Planets --
Prayer --
Principle --
Probability --
Protons --
Pulsar --
Quantum theory --
Quark --
Radar --
Radiation --
Radium --
Reality --
Red shift --
Relativity --
Rest --
Simultaneity --
Singularity --
Solar system --
Sound --
Space --
Space-time --
Spectral sequence --
Spectroscope --
Stars --
Statistics --
Sun --
Symbol --
Symmetry --
Systems. Tachyons --
Telescope --
Temperature --
Theory --
Thermodynamics --
Time --
Truth --
Uncertainty --
Universe : Saint Augustine era ; Cosmogenesis ; Dying --
Vacuum --
Velocity --
Void --
X-ray.
Responsibility: selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe.
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