Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2019

168 Pages | 18 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198813941

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Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Sidney Perkowitz

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers all areas of physics, from quantum mechanics to energy production
  • Explores how experiment and theory are involved in the doing of physics, and recent results such as the discovery of gravitational waves
  • Discusses the applications of physics in society, technology, and medicine
  • Analyses how physics works, including who funds it, how physicists are trained, and how they think
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide