Great Ideas In Physics
The Conservation Of Energy, The Second Law Of Thermodynamics, The Theory Of Relativity, And Quantum MechanicsBook - 2000
Explains the physics behind each of the four ideas - the conservation of energy, the second law of thermodynamics, the theory of relativity, quantum mechanics - and deftly untangles for lay readers such knotty concepts as entropy, the relativity of time, and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2000.
Edition: 3rd ed.
Characteristics: xi, 300 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.