An Illustrated History of the Foundations of Science – Revised and Updated
978-1-62795-096-1 | Hardcover | 168 pages | 9.2″ x 11.2″
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This NEW EDITION includes a recently updated removable 12-page fold-out timeline that traces the history of physics from the very beginning all the way up to 2017.Physics: An Illustrated History of the Foundations of Science follows famous scientists and other experts through the ages as they unravel the fabric of the universe to reveal the array of fundamental forces, intangible articles, and indestructible energy that make up one of our core scientific studies.
Filled with glorious color photos, imagery and diagrams, this authoritative volume even includes a simple physics guide and timeline that add new context to fresh mysteries such as Higgs Boson, supersymmetry, and dark energy. Biographies of the great physicists plus 100 chronological articles on the history of physics build on the popular Who did what when? Ponderables trademark.
In a world where technology and science have become familiar and exciting subjects, Physics finally lays wide open one of science’s more mystifying facets, the knowledge without which everything else from astronomy to zoology would simply be meaningless conjecture.
Tom Jackson is a science writer based in the United Kingdom. Tom specializes in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help create new ways to enjoy learning about science. He studied at the University of Bristol and still lives in the city with his wife and three children.