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What Makes Nature Tick?

By: Roger G Newton
272 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs
What Makes Nature Tick?
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  • What Makes Nature Tick? ISBN: 9780674950825 Paperback Sep 1994 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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About this book

Analysis of the wonders of nature through the eyes of a physicist.

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Science, mathematics, and imagination; chaos and the ghost of Laplace; time's arrow; forces acting through space; waves - standing, travelling, and solitary; tachyons, the ageing of twins, and causality; spooky action at a distance; what is an elementary particle?; collective phenomena; the beauty and power of symmetry.

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By: Roger G Newton
272 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs
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This is an excellent and useful book.--Euan J. Squires "Times Higher Education Supplement "
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