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What I really liked about this book was the sheer variety of topics Pickover treads on; from the mundane-sounding but important gas laws to the technologically revolutionary transistor to the practically amusing baseball curveballs, the “drinking bird” to the philosophically earth-shattering Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle to the exotic and wondrous Dyson spheres, Randall-Sundrum branes, quantum immortality. Albeit- even I succumb to basic human functions from time to time. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
For the most part Pickover’s choices are both varied and important. In this book, the prolific writer Clifford Pickover leads us through an astonishing variety of inventions and discoveries that reveal the sheer range of the science and application of physics, from the Big Bang libfo the transistor.
So the Baghdad battery article shouldn’t even be there because it’s not even a milestone that has contributed to the humanity in any particular aspect.
Knowledge seems to lose its viscosity a bit when it’s history is understood, and this book d Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this picjover, and found it difficult to close Clifflrd by an undeniably accomplished writer and scientist–with more than forty books, a PhD from Yale’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and over seventy U. The only reason I abandoned this book is because I had to return it to the owner before finishing.
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This book was a bit of a disappointment, and I don’t really get it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Setv out i chronological order we start in the past and move to the distant future while examining the brilliant minds that have given us the world we are privaliged to live in.
It’s by far one of my favorite subjects, and this is just the perfect book for any physics lover. This book is filled with fascinating information! Open Preview See a Problem? My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand phy The Physics Book is a phenomenal book. A very interesting read. My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand physics.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. There’s an actual object stored a basement somewhere near France that is supposed to be the official kilogram. May 26, Ethan Hoskins rated it really liked it Shelves: I’d’ve given it 5 stars if each item discussed had been more in depth, but then the book would have to have been published in volumes.
I’ve never seen a book that makes physics look more appealing, or that demonstrates the breadth of its reach and application. It dealt with ce fathers of physics i. Before I read this, I hated physics.
What a wonderful subject understatement of the millennium. Apr 17, Mark Davis rated it liked it. Over all, this book is quite a trip through history, past, present, and into the beyond!
Pickover is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, and science fiction, and is employed at the IBM T. Here’s the Wikipedia page: A bit outdated already To ask other readers questions about Cpifford Physics Bookplease sign up. It feels like you are reading some short pages from Wikipedia.
English Choose a language for shopping. He also has published articles in the areas of skepticism e. Well worth the read.
Pickover has received over 50 invention achievement awards, three research division awards, and four external honor awards. According to the book, sf writer Roger Zelazny, in his novel “Bridges of Ashes,” supposes that an alien race created the Gabon reactor to accelerate evolution through mutation. Pickover’s simply, yet aptly, titled tome, The Physics Book, should be on everyone’s coffee table, regardless of educational level.
So, at extremely cold temperatures atoms seem to lose their individual identities and merge into cloud or “one giant superatom”. That’s an fiisica history: Have one for your coffee table. His Neoreality and Heaven Virus science-fiction series explores the fabric of reality and religion. A good read well researched and for the most part easily understandable. Due to its brevity, you should approach this book as a medium between ignorance and understanding.