A Universe of Atoms, An Atom in the Universe by Mark P. Silverman

By Mark P. Silverman

jThis completely up to date and revised textual content includes a choice of well-written essays according to Silvermans paintings on a variety of subject matters, together with: quantum mechanics, together with atomic and nuclear physics, electromagnetism and optics, gravity, thermodynamics, and the physics of fluids. providing a private odyssey in physics, Silverman investigates methods for which no visualizable mechanism should be given, or that appear to violate basic actual legislation (but do not). The discussions use little arithmetic, and someone with a bit collage physics can be capable of learn the ebook with excitement.

-Engagingly written -Easily comprehensible by way of either the overall reader and the pro physicist -Covers a variety of topics from "hot" subject matters in modern physics to much less widely recognized yet sophisticated and interesting concerns in physics -Discusses actual actual structures whose habit provokes, surprises and demanding situations the mind's eye -This moment variation is newly revised and updated

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