From the Rhythm of Time to the Making of Matter
By (author) Roger G. Newton
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Galileo's Pendulum by Roger G. Newton
Book DescriptionBored during Mass at the cathedral in Pisa, the 17-year-old Galileo regarded the chandelier swinging overhead - and remarked, to his great surprise, that the lamp took as many beats to complete an arc when hardly moving as when it was swinging widely, Galileo's Pendulum tells the story of what this observation meant, and of its profound consequences for science and technology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674018488
(203mm x 127mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roger G. Newton
Science of Energy, Paperback (July 2012)
Describes the scientific concepts of energy. Accessible to readers with no scientific education beyond high-school chemistry, this book starts with the basic notion of energy and the fundamental laws that govern it, such as conservation, and explains the various forms of energy, such as electrical, chemical, and nuclear.
Why Science?, Paperback (July 2012)
Suitable for readers uneducated in science, this title describes the development of humanity's desire to know and understand the world around us through the various stages of its development to the present, when science is almost universally recognized - at least in the Western world - as the most reliable way of knowing.
From Clockwork to Crapshoot, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Roger G. Newton
Science is about 6000 years old while physics emerged as a distinct branch some 2500 years ago. This title provides the perspective needed to understand contemporary developments in physics in relation to philosophical traditions as far back as ancient Greece. It presents a history of physics from the early beginning to our day.
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Author Biography - Roger G. Newton
Roger G. Newton is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics at Indiana University.
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