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

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

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
Alex Montwill & Ann Breslin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Montwill, Alex
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC355.3
LC item number
.M66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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Breslin, Ann
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  • Light
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Physics
Label
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Alex Montwill & Ann Breslin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introducing light -- Geometrical optics : reflection -- Geometric optics : 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 magneticism, and then there was light-- -- 'Atoms of light' : the birth of quantum theory -- The 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 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 595 p.
Isbn
9781860948503
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)173808068
  • (OCoLC)173808068
Label
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies, Alex Montwill & Ann Breslin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introducing light -- Geometrical optics : reflection -- Geometric optics : 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 magneticism, and then there was light-- -- 'Atoms of light' : the birth of quantum theory -- The 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 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 595 p.
Isbn
9781860948503
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)173808068
  • (OCoLC)173808068

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