The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy

The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy

More Than 100 Years of Covering the Expanding Universe

Book - 2013
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From the discovery of distant galaxies and black holes to the tiny interstices of the atom, here is the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times ! The newspaper of record has always prided itself on its award-winning science coverage, and these 125 articles from its archives are the very best, covering more than a century of breakthroughs, setbacks, and mysteries. Selected by former science editor Cornelia Dean, they feature such esteemed and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers as Malcolm W. Browne on teleporting, antimatter atoms, and the physics of traffic jams; James Glanz on string theory; George Johnson on quantum physics; William L. Laurence on Bohr and Einstein; Dennis Overbye on the recent discovery of the Higgs Boson; Walter Sullivan on the colliding beam machine; and more.
Publisher: New York : Sterling, c2013.
ISBN: 9781402793202
Characteristics: xviii, 557 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Dean, Cornelia

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lib_apart Apr 14, 2015

A stellar (pun intended) compendium of articles from The New York Times of quantum mechanics and astrophysics, starting with disputing ether and ending with discoveries like the Higgs-Boson particle.

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