The Resource Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill

Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill

Label
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies
Title
Let there be light
Title remainder
the story of light from atoms to galaxies
Statement of responsibility
Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Breslin, Ann
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC355.3
LC item number
.B74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Montwill, Alex
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Light
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Physics
Label
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introducing light -- Light as a ray : reflection -- Light as a ray : refraction -- Light from afar : astronomy -- Light from the past : astrophysics -- Introducing waves -- Sound waves -- Light as a wave -- Making images -- There was electricity, there was magnetism, and then there was light-- -- 'Atoms of light' : the birth of quantum theory -- Development of quantum mechanics -- Atoms of light acting as particles -- Atoms of light behaving as waves -- Relativity part 1 : how it began -- Relativity part 2 : verifiable predictions -- Road to 'heavy light'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 531 p.
Isbn
9781848167599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Stock number
99952429978
System control number
  • (OCoLC)833028168
  • (OCoLC)ocn833028168
Label
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introducing light -- Light as a ray : reflection -- Light as a ray : refraction -- Light from afar : astronomy -- Light from the past : astrophysics -- Introducing waves -- Sound waves -- Light as a wave -- Making images -- There was electricity, there was magnetism, and then there was light-- -- 'Atoms of light' : the birth of quantum theory -- Development of quantum mechanics -- Atoms of light acting as particles -- Atoms of light behaving as waves -- Relativity part 1 : how it began -- Relativity part 2 : verifiable predictions -- Road to 'heavy light'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 531 p.
Isbn
9781848167599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Stock number
99952429978
System control number
  • (OCoLC)833028168
  • (OCoLC)ocn833028168

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