|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.) :|