The Resource Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs, Don S. Lemons

Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs, Don S. Lemons

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Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs
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Drawing physics
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2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs
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Don S. Lemons
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eng
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"The subject of "Seeing Physics" is our understanding of the physical universe as organized into 51 one thousand-word essays each anchored in a drawing that conveys a key idea. Each essay expands on the science of the drawing and places it in a broader human context. Many people have an interest in the latest in science and technology. But many, even among this group, do not understand basic principles from the 2600-year old intellectual tradition of physics. The old ideas are still new to those who don't understand them. Some of the classic discoveries and theories Lemons discusses include Archimedes' Principle, Alhazen's early theory on the optics of vision and refracted rays, Oresme's Triangle, how Copernicus was able to discover heliocentricism, and Rontgen's accidental discovery of X-rays"--
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1949-
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Lemons, Don S.
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
QC7
LC item number
.L44 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE / Energy
  • SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
  • SCIENCE / Physics / General
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Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs, Don S. Lemons
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Antiquity; Triangulation (600 BCE) -- Pythagorean monochord (500 BCE) -- Phases of the moon (448 BCE) -- Empedocles discovers air (450 BCE) -- Aristotle's universe (350 BCE) -- Relative distance of sun and moon (280 BCE) -- Archimedes' balance (250 BCE) -- Archimedes' principle (250 BCE) -- The size of the earth (225 BCE) -- Middle Ages; Philoponus on free fall (550 CE) -- The optics of vision (1020 CE) -- Oresme's triangle -- Leonardo and earthshine -- Early Modern Period; The Copernican cosmos -- The impossibility of perpetual motion -- Snell's law -- The mountains on the moon -- The moons of Jupiter -- Kepler's laws of planetary motion -- Galileo on free fall -- Galileo on projectile motion -- Scaling and similitude -- The weight of air -- Boyle's law -- Newton's theory of color -- Free-body diagrams -- Newton's cradle -- Newtonian trajectories -- Huygens' principle -- Bernoulli's principle -- Electrostatics -- Nineteenth Century; Young's double slit -- Oersted's demonstration -- Carnot's simplest heat engine -- Joules's apparatus -- Faraday's lines of force -- Maxwell's electromagnetic waves -- Twentieth Century and Beyond; Photoelectric effect -- Brownian motion -- Rutherford's gold foil experiment -- Bohr's hydrogen atom -- X-rays and crystals -- General relativity -- Compton scattering -- Matter waves -- The expanding universe (1927-29) -- The neutrino and conservation of energy -- Discovering the neutron -- Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion -- Global greenhouse effect -- Higgs boson (2012)
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1 online resource (xiv, 246 pages)
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online
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9780262338745
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rdamedia
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c
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22573/ctt1kt8dfr
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  • (OCoLC)971891362
  • (OCoLC)ocn971891362
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Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery From Thales to Higgs, Don S. Lemons
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antiquity; Triangulation (600 BCE) -- Pythagorean monochord (500 BCE) -- Phases of the moon (448 BCE) -- Empedocles discovers air (450 BCE) -- Aristotle's universe (350 BCE) -- Relative distance of sun and moon (280 BCE) -- Archimedes' balance (250 BCE) -- Archimedes' principle (250 BCE) -- The size of the earth (225 BCE) -- Middle Ages; Philoponus on free fall (550 CE) -- The optics of vision (1020 CE) -- Oresme's triangle -- Leonardo and earthshine -- Early Modern Period; The Copernican cosmos -- The impossibility of perpetual motion -- Snell's law -- The mountains on the moon -- The moons of Jupiter -- Kepler's laws of planetary motion -- Galileo on free fall -- Galileo on projectile motion -- Scaling and similitude -- The weight of air -- Boyle's law -- Newton's theory of color -- Free-body diagrams -- Newton's cradle -- Newtonian trajectories -- Huygens' principle -- Bernoulli's principle -- Electrostatics -- Nineteenth Century; Young's double slit -- Oersted's demonstration -- Carnot's simplest heat engine -- Joules's apparatus -- Faraday's lines of force -- Maxwell's electromagnetic waves -- Twentieth Century and Beyond; Photoelectric effect -- Brownian motion -- Rutherford's gold foil experiment -- Bohr's hydrogen atom -- X-rays and crystals -- General relativity -- Compton scattering -- Matter waves -- The expanding universe (1927-29) -- The neutrino and conservation of energy -- Discovering the neutron -- Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion -- Global greenhouse effect -- Higgs boson (2012)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 246 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262338745
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt1kt8dfr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)971891362
  • (OCoLC)ocn971891362

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