From falling bodies to radio waves : classical physicists and their discoveries /

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Main Author: Segrè, Emilio
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Main Author:Segrè, Emilio

Hailed by the "Journal of the History of Astronomy" as "charming and witty," this chronicle by a renowned physicist traces the development of scientific thought from the works of the "founding fathers" -- Galileo, Huygens, and Newton -- to the more recent discoveries of Maxwell, Boltzmann, and Gibbs. 1984 edition.

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General Notes:Includes indexes
Physical Description:x, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Bibliography: p. 284-288
ISBN:0716714825 (pbk.) :