Ten Days in Physics that Shook the World (Paperback)

How Physicists Transformed Everyday Life

Brian Clegg

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'Those in search of a well-written account of the world of science should look no further … Ten Days in Physics That Shook the World succeeds where much of science writing fails, by creating a clear path between pivotal moments in scientific history and the world as we know it today.'




'Those in search of a well-written account of the world of science should look no further … Ten Days in Physics That Shook the World succeeds where much of science writing fails, by creating a clear path between pivotal moments in scientific history and the world as we know it today.'

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'[I]nformative and accessible … a really good potential entry point for younger readers looking to have a big picture view on what physics is.'

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'[N]icely written and highly illuminating … an engaging read not just for engineers and scientists, but for a broad "general" audience.'

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'Clegg is a skilled wordsmith and this is a light, easy read, filled with intriguing details'Peet Morrispopularscience.co.uk
[A]n engaging exploration, ending with interesting speculation on the nature of a future 11th day.Peet MorrisTimes Higher Education
[A] solid primer … Those new to the field will find this a fine overview of touchstone moments.Publishers Weekly
Appealing accounts of scientific breakthroughs by the veteran popularizer [Brian Clegg] … A painless education on great milestones in physics.Kirkus
[A] good addition to popular science collections.Booklist

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ISBN: 9781785788345

Price: 10.99 GBP

Pages: 208

Publication date: 07/04/2022

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