50 physics ideas: you really need to know

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Quercus Publishing, 2007 - Physics - 208 pages
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In this, the second volume in an important new series presenting core concepts across a range of critical areas of human knowledge, author Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of 20th-century scientific theory for a general readership. She explains ideas at the cutting-edge of scientific enquiry, making them comprehensible and accessible to the layperson.

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Review: 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know (50 Ideas You Really Need to Know )

User Review  - Joanna - Goodreads

Good overview, which works well with the AS further reading. Read full review

Review: 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know (50 Ideas You Really Need to Know )

User Review  - Laine Cunningham - Goodreads

Great reference book for basic ideas. A nice addition was the use of sidebars; most were personal details about the different scientists whose ideas were discussed in each section. I didn't understand ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Joanne Baker studied Physics at Cambridge and took her PhD at the University of Sydney in 1995. She is a physical science editor at Science magazine, where her speciality is space and earth science. She is the author of 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know and Universe: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know.

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