Fearful Symmetry

Fearful Symmetry

The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

Book - 1999
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Fearful Symmetry brings the incredible discoveries of contemporary physics within everyone's grasp. A. Zee, a distinguished physicist and skillful expositor, tells the exciting story of how today's theoretical physicists are following Einstein in their search for the beauty and simplicity of Nature. Animated by a sense of reverence and whimsy, the book describes the majestic sweep and accomplishments of twentieth-century physics. In the end, we stand in awe before the grand vision of modern physics--one of the greatest chapters in the intellectual history of humankind.


Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1999, c1986
ISBN: 9780691009469
0691009465
Branch Call Number: 530.1 Zee 1986
Characteristics: xvi, 356 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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