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Seven brief lessons on physics

By: Rovelli, Carlo.
Publisher: London Penguin 2016Description: viii, 83 p.ISBN: 9780141981727.Subject(s): Cosmology | Physics | Quantum theoryDDC classification: 530 Summary: 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. And it's breathtaking' These seven short lessons guide us, with simplicity and clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Carlo Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. Not since Richard Feynman's celebrated Six Easy Pieces has physics been so vividly, intelligently and entertainingly revealed. https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/288083/seven-brief-lessons-on-physics/#2xy6mxbkDTsSrplK.99
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1.Machine generated contents note: First Lesson The Most Beautiful of Theories
2.Second Lesson Quanta
3.Third Lesson The Architecture of the Cosmos
4.Fourth Lesson Particles
5.Fifth Lesson Grains of Space
6.Sixth Lesson Probability, Time and the Heat of Black Holes.

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. And it's breathtaking'

These seven short lessons guide us, with simplicity and clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Carlo Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. Not since Richard Feynman's celebrated Six Easy Pieces has physics been so vividly, intelligently and entertainingly revealed.

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/288083/seven-brief-lessons-on-physics/#2xy6mxbkDTsSrplK.99

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