The Consolations Of Physics

The Consolations Of Physics by Tim Radford
ISBN
9781473658912
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
288
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHYSICS is an eloquent manifesto for physics. In an age where uncertainty and division is rife, Tim Radford, science editor of the Guardian for twenty-five years, turns to the wonders of the universe for consolation.

From the launch of the Voyager spacecraft and how it furthered our understanding of planets, stars and galaxies to the planet composed entirely of diamond and graphite and the sound of a blacksmith's anvil; from the hole NASA drilled in the heavens to the discovery of the Higgs Boson and the endeavours to prove the Big Bang, THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHYSICS will guide you from a tiny particle to the marvels of outer space.
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THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHYSICS is an eloquent manifesto for physics. In an age where uncertainty and division is rife, Tim Radford, science editor of the Guardian for twenty-five years, turns to the wonders of the universe for consolation.

From the launch of the Voyager spacecraft and how it furthered our understanding of planets, stars and galaxies to the planet composed entirely of diamond and graphite and the sound of a blacksmith's anvil; from the hole NASA drilled in the heavens to the discovery of the Higgs Boson and the endeavours to prove the Big Bang, THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHYSICS will guide you from a tiny particle to the marvels of outer space.
ISBN:
9781473658912
Publication Date:
11 / 06 / 2019
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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