Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Audiobook CD - 2016
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Carlo Rovelli brings a playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, offering surprising--and surprisingly easy to grasp--explanations of Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds.
Published: [New York] :, Penguin Audio,, [2016]
Edition: Unabridged.
Copyright Date: ©℗2015
ISBN: 9781524723385
152472338X
Branch Call Number: SPOKEN CD 530 ROV
Characteristics: 2 audio discs (2 hr.) :,CD audio, digital ;,4 3/4 in.
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May 11, 2017

This very brief book, well read by the author, imparts to the listener some key aspects of modern physics: light, heat, gravity, and electromagnetic fields. The last half hour or so is essentially an essay on science and civilization.

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