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The Resource The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics, Sébastien Balibar ; translated by Nathanael Stein

The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics, Sébastien Balibar ; translated by Nathanael Stein

Label
The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics
Title
The atom and the apple
Title remainder
twelve tales from contemporary physics
Statement of responsibility
Sébastien Balibar ; translated by Nathanael Stein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Balibar examines twelve problems spanning the frontiers of physics, and he devotes a chapter to each issue. --from publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Balibar, Sébastien
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.B3513 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Fysik
Label
The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics, Sébastien Balibar ; translated by Nathanael Stein
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0816/2008018027.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183) and 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
A few apples to sink your teeth into -- Black night -- My cousin the leek -- I am radioactive -- Einstein, the flute, and quantum dew -- Is my table quantum? -- The power of words -- Crystals and glasses -- God, helium, and universality -- Cyclists and butterflies -- Other apples -- From pianos to the sun -- I speak English -- What don't I know?
Control code
ocn226308130
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9780691131085
Lccn
2008018027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o226308130
  • (OCoLC)226308130
Label
The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics, Sébastien Balibar ; translated by Nathanael Stein
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0816/2008018027.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183) and 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
A few apples to sink your teeth into -- Black night -- My cousin the leek -- I am radioactive -- Einstein, the flute, and quantum dew -- Is my table quantum? -- The power of words -- Crystals and glasses -- God, helium, and universality -- Cyclists and butterflies -- Other apples -- From pianos to the sun -- I speak English -- What don't I know?
Control code
ocn226308130
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9780691131085
Lccn
2008018027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o226308130
  • (OCoLC)226308130

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