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A Dictionary of physics

Author: John Daintith
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Containing more than 3,800 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative A-Z covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Daintith
ISBN: 9780199560011 0199560013 9780199233991 0199233993
OCLC Number: 781642879
Notes: "The most accessible and authoritative A-z of its kind"--Cover.
Description: 616 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: A Dictionary of Physics --
Atomic Theory Chronology --
The Big-Bang Theory (Feature) --
Cosmology Chronology --
Crystal Defects (Feature) --
Electrical Conductivity in Metals (Feature) --
Electronics Chronology --
Free-electron Theory (Feature) --
Low-temperature Physics (Feature) --
Microscopy Chronology --
Nanophysics (Feature) --
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Feature) --
Quantum Entanglement (Feature) --
Solar System (Feature) --
Optical Astronomical Telescopes (Feature) --
The Greek alphabet --
Fundamental constants --
SI units --
The electromagnetic spectrum --
The periodic table --
The chemical elements --
Nobel prizes in physics.
Other Titles: Physics
Oxford dictionary of physics
Responsibility: [editor: John Daintith].
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