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  • ISBN: 9781465491022
  • ISBN: 1465491023
  • Physical Description: regular print
    335 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "Using a bold, graphics-led approach, [this book] sets out more than 80 of the key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject [of physics] and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus ... on unpacking the thought behind each theory--as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about--[seven] themed chapters examine the history and developments in specific areas such as light, sound, and electricity"--
Subject: Physics -- Popular works

Foreword writer: Professor Jim Al-Khalili, OBE FRS, is a physicist, author and broadcaster based at the University of Surrey. He received his PhD in theoretical nuclear physics in 1989 and has published over a hundred research papers on quantum physics. His many popular science books have been translated into twenty-six languages. He is a recipient of the Royal Michael Faraday medal and the Institute of Physics Kelvin Medal. In 2016 he received the inaugural Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication. He lives in Southsea, Hampshire, with his wife Julie.


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