Boojums All the Way through
Communicating Science in a Prosaic Age
By (author) N. David Mermin
Normal Price: $230.00
Your Price: $207.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $23.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.35 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Boojums All the Way through by N. David Mermin
Book DescriptionBoojums All the Way Through is a collection of essays that deals in a variety of ways with the problem of communicating modern physics to both physicists and non-physicists. The author is Professor David Mermin, a well-known theoretical physicist, who recently won the first Julius Edgar Lileinfeld prize of the American Physical Society 'for his remarkable clarity and wit as a lecturer to nonspecialists on difficult subjects'. David Mermin's wry humour is clearly apparent in most of these articles, but even those that are more serious are characterized by a liveliness and commitment to finding startlingly simple ways of presenting ideas that are traditionally regarded as complex. This book will appeal to physicists at all levels, to mathematicians, scientists and engineers, and indeed to anyone who enjoys reading non-technical accounts of new ways of looking at modern science.
Buy Boojums All the Way through book by N. David Mermin from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521382311
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author N. David Mermin
Why Quark Rhymes with Pork, Hardback (January 2016)
A collection of offbeat and entertaining essays on physics and those who practice it, from well-known physicist N. David Mermin.
It's About Time, Paperback (July 2009)
Reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously explained without advanced mathematics. This book is suitable for intellectually curious readers of various kinds, including professional physicists.
Quantum Computer Science, Hardback (August 2007)
A concise introduction to quantum computation for computer scientists who know nothing about quantum theory.
Boojums All the Way through, Paperback (March 1990)» View all books by N. David Mermin
This is a collection of essays that deals in a variety of ways with the problem of communicating modern physics to both physicists and non-physicists. The book should appeal to physicists, mathematicians and engineers, and to anyone who enjoys reading non-technical accounts of modern science.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Boojums All the Way through book by N. David Mermin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.