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Pickover’s primary interest is in finding new ways to expand creativity by melding art, science, mathematics, and fisicw seemingly disparate areas of human endeavor. Overall I thought the book was really interesting. My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand phy The Physics Book is a phenomenal book.

Limited to the or so I would have selected, it would probably get 5 stars. For my 8th grade physical science librl, I always needed help with the physics part of the class until I read The Physics Book about two months after we started the first unit on physics. Jan 26, Ariadna73 rated it it was amazing Shelves: Very enjoyable coffee-table sort of book.

It will not fully educate you, but it will provide fisjca foundations and appropriate tools with which you can develop your knowledge. It provides different physics concepts in shot-sized samples.

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Books by Clifford A. Science Fiction or possibility? At the same time, I noticed there are quite a few physics concepts and inventions that are not-quite milestones.

A very interesting read. No trivia or quizzes yet. It was when the cells of God began to divide. Pickover overcomes vagueness and accomplishes inspiration by connecting and contextualizing ideas via “See Also” suggestions. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Other books in the series.

The book is very well organized as its pages reflect discoveries at a certain time period, each page summarizes the overall topic so one will not have to ponder over detail. I did not understand physics and did not want to learn about physics.

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As other reviewers mentioned, the book only provides one page picture and one page description of the milestone. And I’m not just talking about the shiny cover and the glossy pages pickovwr pretty pictures. According to the book, sf writer Roger Zelazny, in his novel “Bridges of Ashes,” supposes that an alien race created the Gabon reactor to accelerate evolution through mutation. But that’s my failing. Fun to read, and learned many things that I had not known. Get to Know Us.

Pickover is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, and science fiction, and is employed at the IBM T. Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Very intersting book, full of fascinating things. He is also the Brain-Strain columnist for Odyssey magazine, and, for many years, he was the Brain-Boggler columnist for Discover magazine.


Knowledge seems to lose its viscosity a bit when it’s history is understood, and this book d Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Furthermore, he discusses some philosophical components of physics. Nov 19, Trevor rated it really liked it Shelves: The problem I have with the book is that it limits the discussion of every single topic to a single page.

And thus Homo sapiens entered the picture. Bose-Einstein Condensate At near absolute zero, matter “exhibits an exotic property in which atoms lose their identity and merge into a mysterious collective”. Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing short, entertaining, and thought-provoking entries.

Setv out i chronological order we start in the past and move to the distant future while examining the brilliant minds that have given us the world we are privaliged to live in.

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It is entertaining and beautiful. A very impressive tome covering milestones in the history of physics. The Physics Book is the first book I have read from this series.

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