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From Falling Bodies to Radio Waves: Jan 25, Serdar rated it really liked it. The Story of Quantum Theory. Hiding in the Mirror. Return to Book Page. May 04, Ben Haley rated it it was amazing.

Book of Abstract Algebra Charles C. Despite not even being a native speaker of English, he writes better than any of them.


Quantum Revolution I — The Breakthrough. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. On topics that I’m unfamiliar with but capable of understanding random thermal motion, diffusion I find his explanations unnecessarily confusing.

Hope somebody can comment. It belongs in the library of anyone curious about the wonders of the scientific universe.

Infinity, as in his other books, George Gamow succeeds where others fail because of his remarkable ability to combine technical accuracy, choice of material, dignity of expression, and readability. He brings that ability to bear in this delightful expedition through the problems, pleasures, and puzzles of modern science.


For that purpose, it served moderately well, although I intend to read My World Line sometime here and expect that to do better Among the topics scrutinized with the author’s celebrated good humor and pedagogical prowess are the macrocosm and the microcosm, theory of numbers, relativity of space and time, entropy, genes, atomic structure, nuclear fission, and the origin of the solar system.

Sep 03, Hassan Rezaee rated it really liked it. Facts and Speculations of Science. Second Grade Geography Series.

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Yes, there are bits that are very inaccurate because of it, but it reminds you that scientific theories are born and they die, some sooner than others. You had to follow the details closely, because in a way or another they build the whole idea.

A Tear at the Edge of Creation. I remember it was consistently entertaining and informative. You submitted the following rating and review. It is highbrow entertainment at its best, a teasing challenge infniity all who aspire to think about the universe.

Reviewers were enthusiastic when One, Two, Three…Infinity was published in In discussing relativity theory, George Gamow uses some limericks: It is an honour to hear his words through this book and to get a tnree into his imagination. How Old Is the Universe?


It is highbrow entertainment at its best, a teasing challenge to all who aspire to think about the universe. He discovered alpha decay via quantum tunneling and worked on radioactive decay of the atomic nucleus, star formation, stellar nucleosynthesis, big bang nucleosynthesis, cosmic microwave background, nucleocosmogenesis and genetics.

Bringing me to another often ignored point, the poor state of the US education system. Dec 01, Cris rated it it was ok. From Eternity to Here. Game, Set and Math: Theory of Quantum Physics.

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Infinity also includes over delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author, adding another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Fun science primer, a little dated in some respects, but some of the most enjoyable parts like the discussion of mathematical infinities, plural are timeless.