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Published: 25 March 2018

184 Pages | 27 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199684120


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The History of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

J. L. Heilbron

Very Short Introductions

  • An engaging narrative, describing and explaining the transformations undergone by physics during its 2,500 years of development from its origins in Ancient Greece to its current worldwide cultivation
  • Explores the emergence of "physics" as a distinct field of study and its changing relations with mathematics, experiment, technology, ethics, and the societies that have supported it
  • Discusses the limits of our knowledge, and the questions physics has yet to answer
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide
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