The great physicists from Galileo to Einstein by George Gamow

By George Gamow

Awesome textual content by way of one of many twentieth century's premiere physicists dramatically explains how the valuable legislation of actual technological know-how developed, from Pythagoras' discovery of frequency ratios within the sixth century BC to contemporary learn on straight forward debris. comprises attention-grabbing biographical information about Galileo, Newton, Huygens, Einstein and others. 136 illustrations.

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