Prize-winning exposition of the historical development of the concept of mass analyzes such topics as the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, conceptualization of inertial mass, modern concept of mass, mass and energy, concept of mass in quantum mechanics and field theory, an... read more
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Prize-winning exposition of the historical development of the concept of mass analyzes such topics as the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, conceptualization of inertial mass, modern concept of mass, mass and energy, concept of mass in quantum mechanics and field theory, and much more. 1964 edition.
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