Item description for The Beauty of Physics by Wu Weimin...
This book is a labor of love for Dr Wu Weimin whose favorite photography subjects are ordinary events which capture the heart of the common folks. The cameras Dr Wu uses may not be the most sophisticated but the images he has taken are truly striking. His award-winning collections of photographs are very well received worldwide. The introduction written by Dr Rick Vidal of Fermilab was endorsed by Dr Leon Lederman, Nobel Laureate in Physics (1988). Being a physicist by training, Dr Wu was among the pioneer scientists who helped to develop China's first atomic bomb and to launch its first satellite. He also participated in building the first Chinese electron-positron collider. Another extraordinary feat is that he sent out the very first e-mail from China on 25 August 1986.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 7.17" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.68 lbs.
Release Date Jun 22, 2007
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812705600 ISBN13 9789812705600