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Title:
Hidden unity in nature's laws
Author:
Taylor, John C. (John Clayton), 1930-
Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xiii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Motion in earth and in the heavens -- Energy, heat and chance -- Electricity and magnetism -- Light -- Space and time -- Least action -- Gravitation and curved spacetime -- The quantum revolution -- Quantum theory with special relativity -- Order breaks symmetry -- Quarks and what hold them together -- Unifying weak forces with QED -- Gravitation plus Quantum theory, stars and black holes -- Particles, symmetries and the universe -- Queries.
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ISBN:
9780521650649

9780521659383
Format :
Book