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The Resource The discoveries : great breakthroughs in 20th century science, Alan Lightman

The discoveries : great breakthroughs in 20th century science, Alan Lightman

Label
The discoveries : great breakthroughs in 20th century science
Title
The discoveries
Title remainder
great breakthroughs in 20th century science
Statement of responsibility
Alan Lightman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lightman, Alan P.
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q180.55.D57
LC item number
L54 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discoveries in science
  • Discoveries in science
  • Science
  • Science
Label
The discoveries : great breakthroughs in 20th century science, Alan Lightman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [511]-526) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The quantum -- Hormones -- The particle nature of light -- Special relativity -- The nucleus of the atom -- The size of the cosmos -- The arrangement of atoms in solid matter -- The quantum atom -- The means of communication between nerves -- The uncertainty principle -- The chemical bond -- The expansion of the universe -- Antibiotics -- The means of production of energy in living organisms -- Nuclear fission -- The movability of genes -- The structure of DNA -- The structure of proteins -- Radio waves from the big bang -- A unified theory of forces -- Quarks : a tiniest essence of matter -- The creation of altered forms of life
Control code
964558
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 553 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780375421686
Lccn
2005040854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 964558
  • (OCoLC)58535935
Label
The discoveries : great breakthroughs in 20th century science, Alan Lightman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [511]-526) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The quantum -- Hormones -- The particle nature of light -- Special relativity -- The nucleus of the atom -- The size of the cosmos -- The arrangement of atoms in solid matter -- The quantum atom -- The means of communication between nerves -- The uncertainty principle -- The chemical bond -- The expansion of the universe -- Antibiotics -- The means of production of energy in living organisms -- Nuclear fission -- The movability of genes -- The structure of DNA -- The structure of proteins -- Radio waves from the big bang -- A unified theory of forces -- Quarks : a tiniest essence of matter -- The creation of altered forms of life
Control code
964558
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 553 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780375421686
Lccn
2005040854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 964558
  • (OCoLC)58535935

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