Item description for The Universe and the Atom by Don Lichtenberg...
This is a fascinating and popular account of the very large and the very small, from the universe as a whole to subatomic physics. It includes qualitative explanations of quantum mechanics and relativity, the big bang with inflation, the synthesis of elements, atoms, nuclei, subnuclear physics, quarks, leptons, and other elementary particles. It also gives an account of dark matter and dark energy. In summary, it provides and overview of what we know about the universe and what it is made of, and also what we don't know.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.36 lbs.
Release Date Jun 4, 2007
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812706062 ISBN13 9789812706065