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See if you have enough points for this item. It is highbrow entertainment at its best, a teasing challenge to all who aspire to think about the universe. He infinitu that ability to bear in this delightful expedition through the problems, pleasures, and puzzles of modern science. Among the topics scrutinized with the author’s celebrated good humor and pedagogical prowess are the macrocosm and the microcosm, theory of numbers, relativity of space and time, entropy, genes, atomic structure, nuclear fission, and the origin of the solar system.

In the pages of this book readers grapple with such crucial matters as whether it is possible to bend space, why a wto shrinks, the “end of the world problem,” excursions into the fourth dimension, and a host of other tantalizing topics ons the scientifically curious.

Brimming with amusing anecdotes and provocative problems, One Two Three.

Infinity also includes over delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author, adding another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. Whatever your level of scientific expertise, chances are you’ll derive a great deal of pleasure, stimulation, and information from this unusual and imaginative book.


One, Two, Three…Infinity : Facts and Speculations of Science

It belongs in the library of anyone curious about the wonders of the scientific universe. Infinity, as in his other books, George Gamow succeeds where others fail because of his remarkable ability to combine technical accuracy, choice of material, dignity of expression, and readability. A Infinigy History of Time. A Briefer History of Time. In Search of Schrodinger’s Cat. From Eternity to Here.

Hiding in the Mirror. The Physics of Time. Before the Big Bang. Editors of Scientific American. How Old Is the Universe?

Elementary Particles and the Laws of Gamw. Astrophysics with Tensor Calculus. The Lightness of Being. A Tear at the Edge of Creation. Theory of Quantum Physics.

From Illusion to Reality. Gravity does not exist. Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe. A Universe from Nothing. The Truth About Our Universe. The Future of Humanity. God gamkw the Multiverse. An Introduction To Stars: Let There Be Light. Book of Constellations Kiddie Edition. Quantum Revolution I — The Breakthrough. An Illustrated Guide to Relativity.

Second Grade Geography Series. The Teaching of Djwhal Khul: Extra Dimensions gekrge Space and Time. Relativity and Its Roots.

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Introduction to the Theory of Relativity. Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe. The Indinity of Physics and the Physics of Poetry. A Palette of Particles.

The Creation of the Universe.

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