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The Resource The new world of Mr. Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback, fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard

The new world of Mr. Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback, fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard

Label
The new world of Mr. Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback
Title
The new world of Mr. Tompkins
Title remainder
George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback
Statement of responsibility
fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stannard, Russell
Dewey number
539
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC71
LC item number
.S775 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1904-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gamow, George
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE
  • Physics
  • Natuurkunde
Label
The new world of Mr. Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback, fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • 3
  • Mr Tompkins takes a Holiday
  • 24
  • 4
  • The Notes of the Professor's Lecture on Curved Space
  • 45
  • 5
  • Mr Tompkins Visits a Closed Universe
  • 59
  • 6
  • Gamow's Preface to Mr Tompkins in Paperback
  • Cosmic Opera
  • 69
  • 7
  • Black Holes, Heat Death, and Blow Torch
  • 81
  • 8
  • Quantum Snooker
  • 91
  • 9
  • The Quantum Safari
  • xi
  • 113
  • 10
  • Maxwell's Demon
  • 123
  • 11
  • The Merry Tribe of Electrons
  • 140
  • 11 1/2
  • The Remainder of the Previous Lecture through which Mr Tompkins Dozed
  • 155
  • 1
  • 12
  • Inside the Nucleus
  • 164
  • 13
  • The Woodcarver
  • 175
  • 14
  • Holes in Nothing
  • 187
  • 15
  • City Speed Limit
  • Visiting the 'Atom Smasher'
  • 196
  • 16
  • The Professor's Last Lecture
  • 229
  • 1
  • 2
  • The Professor's Lecture on Relativity which Caused Mr Tompkins's Dream
  • 10
Control code
47008113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511581694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47008113
Label
The new world of Mr. Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr. Tompkins in paperback, fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard
Publication
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
  • 3
  • Mr Tompkins takes a Holiday
  • 24
  • 4
  • The Notes of the Professor's Lecture on Curved Space
  • 45
  • 5
  • Mr Tompkins Visits a Closed Universe
  • 59
  • 6
  • Gamow's Preface to Mr Tompkins in Paperback
  • Cosmic Opera
  • 69
  • 7
  • Black Holes, Heat Death, and Blow Torch
  • 81
  • 8
  • Quantum Snooker
  • 91
  • 9
  • The Quantum Safari
  • xi
  • 113
  • 10
  • Maxwell's Demon
  • 123
  • 11
  • The Merry Tribe of Electrons
  • 140
  • 11 1/2
  • The Remainder of the Previous Lecture through which Mr Tompkins Dozed
  • 155
  • 1
  • 12
  • Inside the Nucleus
  • 164
  • 13
  • The Woodcarver
  • 175
  • 14
  • Holes in Nothing
  • 187
  • 15
  • City Speed Limit
  • Visiting the 'Atom Smasher'
  • 196
  • 16
  • The Professor's Last Lecture
  • 229
  • 1
  • 2
  • The Professor's Lecture on Relativity which Caused Mr Tompkins's Dream
  • 10
Control code
47008113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511581694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47008113

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