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The Resource Paradox : the nine greatest enigmas in physics, Jim Al-Khalili

Paradox : the nine greatest enigmas in physics, Jim Al-Khalili

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Paradox : the nine greatest enigmas in physics
Title
Paradox
Title remainder
the nine greatest enigmas in physics
Statement of responsibility
Jim Al-Khalili
Title variation
9 greatest enigmas in physics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tour of scientific paradoxes draws primarily on physics and astronomy and includes conundrums that have stumped history's leading minds, sharing insights that demonstrate how to solve paradoxes by viewing them from specific angles
Writing style
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10156592
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Al-Khalili, Jim
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.A395 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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Science
Target audience
adult
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the nine greatest enigmas of science
Label
Paradox : the nine greatest enigmas in physics, Jim Al-Khalili
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in the United Kingdom by Transworld Publishers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The game show paradox -- Achilles and the tortoise -- Olbers' paradox -- Maxwell's demon -- The pole in the barn paradox -- The paradox of the twins -- The grandfather paradox -- The paradox of Laplace's demon -- The paradox of Schrödinger's cat -- Fermi's paradox -- Remaining questions
Control code
907715
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xiii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780307986795
Lccn
2012005011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307986795
Label
Paradox : the nine greatest enigmas in physics, Jim Al-Khalili
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in the United Kingdom by Transworld Publishers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The game show paradox -- Achilles and the tortoise -- Olbers' paradox -- Maxwell's demon -- The pole in the barn paradox -- The paradox of the twins -- The grandfather paradox -- The paradox of Laplace's demon -- The paradox of Schrödinger's cat -- Fermi's paradox -- Remaining questions
Control code
907715
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xiii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780307986795
Lccn
2012005011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307986795

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