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Boltzmann's atom : the great debate that launched a revolution in physics, David Lindley

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Boltzmann's atom : the great debate that launched a revolution in physics
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Boltzmann's atom
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the great debate that launched a revolution in physics
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David Lindley
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eng
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index present
LC call number
QC16.B64
LC item number
L56 2001
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Boltzmann's atom : the great debate that launched a revolution in physics, David Lindley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-251) and index
Contents
  • precocious genius
  • Irreversible changes ;
  • The
  • enigma of entropy
  • "You will not fit in" ;
  • The
  • daunting Prussians
  • The
  • British engagement
  • Parsons, lawyers, and physicists
  • A
  • "It's easy to mistake a great stupidity for a great discovery"
  • Philosophy seduces physics
  • American innovations
  • New world, new ideas
  • The
  • shock of the new ;
  • The
  • arrival of the atomic century
  • Beethoven in heaven
  • Shadows of the mind
  • letter from Bombay
  • Annus mirabilis, annus mortis
  • Einstein rises, and a man falls
  • Lessons in obscurity
  • Invisible world ;
  • The
  • kind of motion we call heat
  • Dr. Boltzmann of Vienna ;
  • The
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xi, 260 p.
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9780684851860
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00032167

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