Ten Days in Physics that Shook the World: How Physicists Transformed Everyday Life

(Author)
Available

Description

'[A]n engaging exploration, ending with interesting speculation on the nature of a future 11th day.'
Peet Morris, Times Higher Education

Developments in physics and physics-based engineering have led to some of the biggest transformations in the way we live out lives. Here, we journey back to ten separate days in history for a closer look at the breakthroughs that have shaped the modern world.

From Isaac Newton's law of motion, to Michael Faraday's electrical field theory, as well as Maxwell's equations that make TV, radio and cellphones possible.

Comprising perfectly pitched science writing enlivened with a wealth of fascinating biographical detail, this eye-opening book is a celebration of power of physicists to bring about far-reaching, life-transforming change.

Product Details

Price
£10.99  £10.44
Publisher
Icon Books
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781785788345

Earn By Promoting Books

Earn money by sharing your favourite books through our Affiliate programme.

Become an Affiliate
We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to help detect unauthorized access or activity that violate our terms of service, as well as to analyze site traffic and performance for our own site improvement efforts. To learn more about these methods, including how to disable them view our Cookie Policy.