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Thirty Years That Shook Physics : The Story of Quantum Theory
by George Gamow


Overview - In 1900, German physicist Max Planck postulated that light, or radiant energy can exist only in the form of discrete packages or quanta. This profound insight, along with Einstein's equally momentous theories of relativity, completely revolutionized man's view of matter, energy, and the nature of physics itself.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1900, German physicist Max Planck postulated that light, or radiant energy can exist only in the form of discrete packages or quanta. This profound insight, along with Einstein's equally momentous theories of relativity, completely revolutionized man's view of matter, energy, and the nature of physics itself.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486248950
  • ISBN-10: 048624895X
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: July 1985
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 8.48 x 5.42 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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