The Resource Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli, (electronic resource)

Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli, (electronic resource)

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Seven brief lessons on physics
Title
Seven brief lessons on physics
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Carlo Rovelli
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"A startling and illustrative distillation of centuries of science."--The Economist "Lean, lucid and enchanting."--New Scientist The international bestseller that reveals all the beauty of modern physics in seven short and enlightening lessons Seven Brief Lessons on Physics is a book about the joy of discovery. 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. "Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world," Rovelli writes. "And it's breathtaking."From the Hardcover edition
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rovelli, Carlo
Dewey number
530
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
QC24.5
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
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Read by the author
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  • Physics
  • Physics
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Label
Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (01 hr., 45 min., 34 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780399567384
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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7cb10d70-1067-44ee-ac60-d8f64bade8db
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)942737703
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Label
Seven brief lessons on physics, Carlo Rovelli, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (01 hr., 45 min., 34 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780399567384
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7cb10d70-1067-44ee-ac60-d8f64bade8db
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)942737703
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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