The Refrigerator And The Universe
Universities Press (India) Pvt. Limited, 1997 - 448 pages
The book explains the laws of thermodynamics for science buffs and neophytes alike. It has a lively presentation of the historical development of thermodynamics. It also describes how the law follows from the atomic theory of matter with examples of their applicability to such diverse phenomena as the radiation of light from hot bodies, the formation of diamonds from graphite, how blood carries oxygen. the history of the earth, and the laws of energy.
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