Seeing Physics: 2,600 Years from Thales to Higgs, Hardback Book

Seeing Physics: 2,600 Years from Thales to Higgs Hardback

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Seeing Physics uses drawings to help explain 51 key ideas of physics in an accessible and engaging way.

Arranged chronologically, it begins with Thales' discovery of triangulation, taking in Kepler's laws of planetary motion and Newton's cradle before explaining the hydrogen atom, general relativity, Higgs Boson and other important discoveries of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Each discovery is placed in its historical context, revealing the controversies that once threatened the advance of modern science.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9780233005386

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