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The Resource Knowing : the nature of physical law, Michael Munowitz

Knowing : the nature of physical law, Michael Munowitz

Label
Knowing : the nature of physical law
Title
Knowing
Title remainder
the nature of physical law
Statement of responsibility
Michael Munowitz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Munowitz, M.
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.M864 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physical laws
  • Physics
Label
Knowing : the nature of physical law, Michael Munowitz
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0602/2005008494.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223072522361
  • 31223072522387
  • 31223072522379
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Never certain : indeterminacy and the quantum
  • The
  • path not taken : quantum mechanics
  • Symmetry perforce : quantum particles and fields
  • Ends and odds : equilibrium, entropy, and the arrow of time
  • Surprise endings : chaos and complexity
  • Loose ends : the infinite and the ultimate
  • By the way : nuance and elaboration
  • Glossary
  • Preface :
  • the book of nature
  • Great expectations : to know all there is to know
  • Ties that bind : four fundamental interactions
  • In the eye of the beholder : reference frames and relativity
  • Three-part invention : mechanics in general, classical mechanics in particular
  • Mass as a medium : E=mc2, plus the curvature of space-time
  • Taking charge : the classical electromagnetic field
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780195167375
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005008494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195167375
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
58604831
Label
Knowing : the nature of physical law, Michael Munowitz
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0602/2005008494.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223072522361
  • 31223072522387
  • 31223072522379
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Never certain : indeterminacy and the quantum
  • The
  • path not taken : quantum mechanics
  • Symmetry perforce : quantum particles and fields
  • Ends and odds : equilibrium, entropy, and the arrow of time
  • Surprise endings : chaos and complexity
  • Loose ends : the infinite and the ultimate
  • By the way : nuance and elaboration
  • Glossary
  • Preface :
  • the book of nature
  • Great expectations : to know all there is to know
  • Ties that bind : four fundamental interactions
  • In the eye of the beholder : reference frames and relativity
  • Three-part invention : mechanics in general, classical mechanics in particular
  • Mass as a medium : E=mc2, plus the curvature of space-time
  • Taking charge : the classical electromagnetic field
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780195167375
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005008494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195167375
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
58604831

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