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Five Equations that Changed the World

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By: M Guillen

Little, Brown and Company

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #48314 | ISBN: 0316910872
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Guillen explores the mathematical origins of five landmark achievements that have permanently altered our everyday lives. The five equations are: Newton's law of gravity; Bernoulli's law of hydro-dynamic pressure; Farraday's law of electro-magnetic induction; Clausius's second law of thermo-dynamics; and Einstein's theory of relativity. Guillen also looks into the public and private lives of the scientists who discovered these theorems.

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