9780486204123

The Restless Universe

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486204123

  • ISBN10:

    048620412X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/20/2013
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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Summary

This highly readable introduction to modern physics was written by Nobel laureate Max Born. The book begins with an explanation of the kinetic theory of gases, providing a step-by-step development of general concepts of Newtonian mechanics and thermodynamics. Subsequent chapters discuss the structure of the atom and aspects of nuclear physics.

Table of Contents

I. The Air and its Relatives
II. Electrons and Ions
III. Waves and Particles
IV. The Electronic Structure of the Atom
V. Nuclear Physics
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