Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - What Makes Nature Tick? by Roger G. Newton

The physical sciences are not obscure, nor are the phenomena they explain. We see the wonders of nature and the symmetry beneath, but these are often framed in strange symbols and concepts. Roger Newton's account of how physicists understand the world allows novices to explore both the mysteries of the universe and the beauty of the science that gives shape to the unseeable. This text contains discussions of solitons and superconductors, quarks and strings, phase space, tachyons, time, chaos, and indeterminacy, as well as the investigations that have led to their elucidation. Newton shows us how physicists formulate the questions - a process in which intuition, imagination and aesthetics have a surprisingly powerful influence.

Buy What Makes Nature Tick? by Roger G. Newton from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780674950825
ISBN-10: 0674950828
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 6-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - What Makes Nature Tick? by Roger G. Newton

Book Reviews - What Makes Nature Tick? by Roger G. Newton

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about What Makes Nature Tick? book by Roger G. Newton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Roger G. Newton

Waves and Particles by Roger G. Newton
Paperback, February 2014
$29.69
Why Science? by Roger G. Newton
Paperback, June 2012
$20.69
Science of Energy by Roger G. Newton
Paperback, June 2012
$20.69
From Clockwork to Crapshoot by Roger G. Newton
Paperback, October 2009
$42.29