This popular science book emphasizes the importance of experimentation in physics by examining landmark investigations that have altered our perceptions of natural phenomena. Dating chiefly from the 20th century, scientific landmarks include the wave nature of x-rays, isotopes, superconductivity, tra... read more
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This popular science book emphasizes the importance of experimentation in physics by examining landmark investigations that have altered our perceptions of natural phenomena. Dating chiefly from the 20th century, scientific landmarks include the wave nature of x-rays, isotopes, superconductivity, transistors, neutrinos, lasers, the fine structure of helium, and more. 120 illustrations. 1975 edition.
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