A Cultural History of Physics
Author: Karoly Simonyi
publisher: Taylor & Francis
publisher Date: 03/01/2012
Schools: Stony Brook University(SUNY)
Description: Written by Hungarian scientist and engineer Károly Simonyi, translated and updated, this classic and comprehensive history of physics combines a wide-ranging, in-depth account of the science of physics with an insightful interpretation of the cultural context in which these experimental discoveries and conceptual interpretations developed. A wealth of original sources and illustrations, both technical and historical, allow readers to get involved in an intellectual dialogue with the great scientific minds that created our understanding of the physical world.