Seven brief lessons on physics
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Contributors:
Carnell, Simon, 1962- translator.
Segre, Erica, translator.
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New York : Riverhead Books, 2016.
Physical Desc:
86 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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530 Rov
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics is a book about the joy of discovery. Carlo Rovelli brings a playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, offering surprising--and surprisingly easy to grasp--explanations of Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. "Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world," Rovelli writes. "And its breathtaking."

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9780399184413, 0399184414

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Includes index.
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics is a book about the joy of discovery. Carlo Rovelli brings a playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, offering surprising--and surprisingly easy to grasp--explanations of Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. "Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world," Rovelli writes. "And its breathtaking."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rovelli, C., Carnell, S., & Segre, E. (2016). Seven brief lessons on physics. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rovelli, Carlo, 1956-, Simon Carnell and Erica, Segre. 2016. Seven Brief Lessons On Physics. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rovelli, Carlo, 1956-, Simon Carnell and Erica, Segre, Seven Brief Lessons On Physics. New York: Riverhead Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rovelli, Carlo, Simon Carnell, and Erica Segre. Seven Brief Lessons On Physics. New York: Riverhead Books, 2016. Print.

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