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Feb 22, Bill Krieger rated it it was ok. This book doesn’t state that it is a definitive account of all things physics. No trivia or quizzes yet. The book is set up in a timelime by discovery, and has a sort of encyclopedia like format with one page description and brief background history of each scientific phenomenon or discovery.
I understand that Pickover’s goal was to give us a sampling of the wonders of physics rather than any comprehensive overview, but his one-page descriptions of topics as important as relativity, quantum mechanics and cosmology left me hungry and restless for more.
But it’s fun to pick it up now and then, and marvel at the many tremendous discoveries and historical milestones that are covered within. At the same time, I noticed there xlifford quite a few physics concepts and inventions that are not-quite milestones. The only reason I abandoned this book is because I had to return it to the owner before finishing.
Some of the explanations are short ok, too short. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Knowledge seems to lose its viscosity a bit when it’s history is understood, and this book d Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Mar 04, Ana Burmeister rated it it was amazing.
These ideas span a tremendous cpifford, from the simplistic truss to the abstractions of chaos theory, from Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
The author has “picked over” milestones in the history of physics. My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand physics.
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This might just be one of the most beautiful books I have ever received. Fisixa bit outdated pickpver The Physics Book is the first book I have read from this series.
It would be tough to read this book cover to cover. An index to look up info quickly. Apr 17, Mark Davis rated it liked it. Cosmological Big Rip–will the universe be destroyed at the young age of 22 billion years by dark energy?
Pickover graduated first in his class from Franklin and Marshall College, after completing the four-year undergraduate program in three years.
Information on one side with a picture on the other. Written by an undeniably clkfford writer and scientist–with more than forty books, a PhD from Yale’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and over seventy U.
Dec 22, Ravencrantz pickovre it it was amazing Shelves: Although some sections may be too brief to be useful–obviously one cannot glean all knowledge about string theory in a page written for the average reader–the descriptions still manage to give the reader a better understanding of the applications science has for our existence in the universe.
I did not understand physics and did not want to learn about physics. Open Preview See a Problem?
Perfect for any bookshelf. The book is very well organized as its pages reflect discoveries at clfford certain time period, each page summarizes the overall topic so one will not have to ponder over detail.
This is definitely not enough space to give a good idea of what the milestone is really about.
Quantum Resurrection–thermally produced disembodied intelligence: Dec 05, Derek Davis rated it liked it. Quite often, the content was too simplified to pick up any useful knowledge or to enjoy the story of how an invention or theory came to be. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Cllifford would have much enjoyed the book if it focused on less topics in greater depth. Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close