Journals Higher Education

$49.95

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01 November 2005

432 Pages | 379 line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195167375


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Knowing

The Nature of Physical Law

Michael Munowitz

With simplicity and elegance, Knowing interprets the book of nature for curious readers of all sorts--but especially for those hoping to appreciate the beauty of physics without getting lost in the mathematics. Indeed, there is a world of scientific understanding in the pages of this gracefully written and inviting book, where hundreds of little diagrams substitute for the equations that physicists otherwise need to tell their tale. Readers will discover the way things work: how big things (like Earth or Moon) come from small things (like quarks and electrons), how tiny particles push and pull, and how the world hangs in the balance.

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