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The Resource A brief history of light and those that lit the way, Richard J. Weiss

A brief history of light and those that lit the way, Richard J. Weiss

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A brief history of light and those that lit the way
Title
A brief history of light and those that lit the way
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Weiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Leonardo to Oppenheimer, from candles to lasers, from cave drawings to cinema, from Stonehenge to quantum mechanics, from Genesis to the Big Bang, light has filled our thoughts, our way of life, our aesthetics, our technology, and our means for survival. Richard Weiss leads us along these paths over the past 500 light years. The way is lit by pioneers such as Rembrandt, Einstein, D W Griffith, Newton, and Heisenberg. A Brief History Of Light, And Those That Lit The Way is a summer's day roller-coaster ride through five centuries of man's achievements in understanding and manipulating ligh
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N$T
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1923-
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Weiss, Richard J.
Dewey number
535/.09
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC355.2
LC item number
.W43 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Series in popular science
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Light
  • Optics
  • SCIENCE
  • Light
  • Optics
  • Licht
Label
A brief history of light and those that lit the way, Richard J. Weiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER I 16th and 17th Centuries; CHAPTER II 18th Century; CHAPTER III 19th Century; CHAPTER IV Early 20th Century; CHAPTER V Tutorial 1 The Photon and the Electron; CHAPTER VI Early 20th Century Part 2; CHAPTER VII Tutorial 2 Photons and Electrons; CHAPTER VIII Early 20th Century Part 3; CHAPTER IX Tutorial 3 Riding A Photon; CHAPTER X Early 20th Century Part 4; CHAPTER XI Tutorial 4 Illusion and Reality; CHAPTER XII Early 20th Century Part 5; CHAPTER XIII Latter Half of the 20th Century Part 1; CHAPTER XIV Tutorial Photons Versus Electrons 5
Control code
52859228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 176 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812385116
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52859228
Label
A brief history of light and those that lit the way, Richard J. Weiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER I 16th and 17th Centuries; CHAPTER II 18th Century; CHAPTER III 19th Century; CHAPTER IV Early 20th Century; CHAPTER V Tutorial 1 The Photon and the Electron; CHAPTER VI Early 20th Century Part 2; CHAPTER VII Tutorial 2 Photons and Electrons; CHAPTER VIII Early 20th Century Part 3; CHAPTER IX Tutorial 3 Riding A Photon; CHAPTER X Early 20th Century Part 4; CHAPTER XI Tutorial 4 Illusion and Reality; CHAPTER XII Early 20th Century Part 5; CHAPTER XIII Latter Half of the 20th Century Part 1; CHAPTER XIV Tutorial Photons Versus Electrons 5
Control code
52859228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 176 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812385116
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52859228

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