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The Resource Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre

Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre

Label
Seven brief lessons on physics
Title
Seven brief lessons on physics
Statement of responsibility
Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
In this short, playful, entertaining and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. In under one hundred pages, readers will understand the most transformative scientific discoveries of the twentieth century
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rovelli, Carlo
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.R68313 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carnell, Simon
  • Segre, Erica
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics
Label
Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Italian
  • 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
The most beautiful of theories -- Quanta -- The architecture of the cosmos -- Particles -- Grains of space -- Probability, time and the heat of black holes -- Ourselves
Control code
ocn921184069
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
viii, 83 pages
Isbn
9780241235966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780241235966
  • (OCoLC)921184069
Label
Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Italian
  • 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
The most beautiful of theories -- Quanta -- The architecture of the cosmos -- Particles -- Grains of space -- Probability, time and the heat of black holes -- Ourselves
Control code
ocn921184069
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
viii, 83 pages
Isbn
9780241235966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780241235966
  • (OCoLC)921184069

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