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The Resource Physics in the 20th century, Curt Suplee ; edited by Judy R. Franz and John S. Rigden

Physics in the 20th century, Curt Suplee ; edited by Judy R. Franz and John S. Rigden

Label
Physics in the 20th century
Title
Physics in the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
Curt Suplee ; edited by Judy R. Franz and John S. Rigden
Title variation
Physics in the twentieth century
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documenting one of the most remarkable flowerings of knowledge in human history, Suplee explains experiments and achievements of scientific innovators. 225 illustrations, 125 in full color. Explains and illustrates the flowering of physics in the 20th century, with spectacular color photos. Shows how theories about properties of matter were confirmed by ingenious experiments, which in turn spawned practical devices that transformed technology. Achievements of many of this century's greatest thinkers are described. Extraordinary illustrative material focuses on remarkable images, from the atomic to the cosmic scale, that are made possible by the instruments of advanced physics. Also included are photographs of experimental equipment and pioneering inventors. For general readers
Cataloging source
DLC
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Suplee, Curt
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.S86 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Franz, Judy R.
  • Rigden, John S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Natuurkunde
  • Fisica geral
  • Physik
Label
Physics in the 20th century, Curt Suplee ; edited by Judy R. Franz and John S. Rigden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Atom -- Spectrum -- Quantum -- Structure -- Nucleus -- Chaos and order -- Cosmos
Control code
ocm39733169
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780810943643
Lccn
98041306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39733169
  • (OCoLC)39733169
Label
Physics in the 20th century, Curt Suplee ; edited by Judy R. Franz and John S. Rigden
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Atom -- Spectrum -- Quantum -- Structure -- Nucleus -- Chaos and order -- Cosmos
Control code
ocm39733169
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780810943643
Lccn
98041306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39733169
  • (OCoLC)39733169

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