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Light Years


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November 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The fully updated 2nd edition of this critically acclaimed book covers the exciting developments in light science of the past five years. Light Years is an engaging survey of everything we know of the universe's most enigmatic phenomenon and the remarkable people who have been captivated by it.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements
Introduction
At the speed of light
The philosophers
Out of the darkness
Engines of light
Seeing further
Light's anatomy
Death of the Ether
Fearful symmetry
QED
Tangled Light
Tyger! Tyger!
Further reading

Pressestimmen

Reviews for previous editions:
'Extraordinary, humorous, interesting, awesome' - NewScientist
'Immensely likeable' - Guardian
'A fascinating book on a fascinating subject' - Sir Patrick Moore CBE
'Illuminates and entertains' - Sir Clive Sinclair
EAN: 9780230527256
ISBN: 0230527256
Untertitel: An Exploration of Mankind's Enduring Fascination with Light. 'Macmillan Science'. biography. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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