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Physics in Minutes 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Popular Science
By: Giles Sparrow(Author)
416 pages, 200 illustrations
Physics in Minutes
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Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves and particles, to more complex topics, including neutrinos, string theory and dark matter. Based on scientific research proving that the brain best absorbs information visually, illustrations accompany the text to aid quick comprehension and easy recollection. This convenient and compact reference book is ideal for anyone interested in how our world works.

Contents

- Introduction
- Classical mechanics
- Waves
- Thermodynamics
- Electromagnetism
- Matter
- Electricity
- Nuclear physics
- Quantum physics
- Particle physics
- Relativity and cosmology
- Glossary
- Index
- Acknowledgements

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Biography

Giles Sparrow studied Astronomy at University College London, and works as an editor specializing in popular science. He is the author of – amongst other books – The Universe and How To See It, The Stargazer's Handbook and Hubble: Window on the Universe and was a major contributor to Dorling Kindersley's Universe.

Popular Science
By: Giles Sparrow(Author)
416 pages, 200 illustrations
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