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Biography of physics

George Gamow

Biography of physics

by George Gamow

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Gamow ; illustrated by the author.
SeriesHutchinson science library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18481977M

  Galileo was an Italian astronomer, mathematician, physicist, philosopher and professor who made pioneering observations of nature with long-lasting implications for the study of physics. Brian Greene on Bookbits radio. Greene is well known to a wider audience for his work on popularizing theoretical physics, in particular string theory and the search for a unified theory of physics. His first book, The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory, published in , is a Doctoral advisor: Graham G. Ross, James Binney.

Robert Hooke, English physicist who discovered the law of elasticity, known as Hooke’s law, and who did research in a remarkable variety of fields. He was the first man to state in general that all matter expands when heated and that air is made up of particles separated from each other by relatively large distances.   Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which the sun, rather than the earth, is the center of the solar system.

Stephen Hawking worked on the physics of black holes. He proposed that black holes would emit subatomic particles until they eventually exploded. He also wrote best-selling books, the most famous of which was A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes (). Hawking studied physics at University College, Oxford (B.A., ), and. Sir Isaac Newton PRS (25 December – 20 March /27) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica Awards: FRS (), Knight Bachelor ().


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Stephen Hawking was a British scientist, professor and author who performed groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology, and whose books helped to make science accessible to :   This richly detailed biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, presenting a fully rounded picture of Newton the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the theologian, and the public figure.

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