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Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Physics


The conceptual changes brought by modern physics are important, radical and fascinating, yet they are only vaguely understood by people working outside the field. Exploring the four pillars of modern physics - relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles and cosmology - this clear and lively account will interest anyone who has wondered what Einstein, Bohr, Schroedinger and Heisenberg were really talking about. The book discusses quarks and leptons, antiparticles and Feynman diagrams, curved space-time, the Big Bang ...

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Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Physics
2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107602175

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