This book is an essential guide for anyone inquiring about the present and future place of science in mankind's culture. The subject is the the history and explanation of modern physics. Every so often science moves by large leaps, sometimes spurred by the realization that the commonly held beliefs of the day need revising.One such great change occurred at the turn of the twentieth century, when there was a revolution in modern scientific thinking. Here the genius and ironies behind those discoveries are described. This book has great clarity and removes the shrouds of mystery, which envelop one of contemporary science's greatest challenges. It finds answers to the deepest questions of modern phsyics and ultimately describes a unified design of the Universe, which has truth beauty and symmetry.The construction of a Nazi atom bomb would have otherwise been utterly devastating for entire the world. Indeed ... It was discovered that Plutonium could be used to make a nuclear bomb, and in this case, you only needed about 6kg of it.
|Title||:||On the Wings of Genius|
|Publisher||:||Universal-Publishers - 2006-01-27|