A Short History of Physics in the American CenturyBook - 2011
As the twentieth century ended, computers, the Internet, and nanotechnology were central to modern American life. Yet the physical advances underlying these applications are poorly understood and underappreciated by U.S. citizens. In this overview, Cassidy views physics through America's engagement with the political events of a tumultuous century.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Branch Call Number: 530.09 Cassidy
Characteristics: 211 p. ;,25 cm.