Author(s): Clifford A. Pickover
In The Physics Book, bestselling popular science writer Clifford A. Pickover explores 250 milestone discoveries in the field of physics that span a historical timeline extending from 13.7 billion years B.C. to more than 100 trillion years in the future. Written for the layperson in accessible and entertaining prose, this volume covers topics ranging from the commonplace (the tuning fork, the telescope, the incandescent light bulb, silly putty) to the esoteric (Fourier analysis, neutrinos, quasars, dark energy, quantum resurrection). Abundantly illustrated in full colour, The Physics Book helps readers gain an understanding of major concepts in the science of physics without getting bogged down in complex details.