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I don’t recommend it. Simple Experiments in Atmospheric Physics.

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This page was last edited on 7 Septemberat The Creation of the Universe. Hiding in the Mirror. Yes, there are bits hamow are very inaccurate because of it, but it reminds you that scientific theories are born and they die, some sooner than others.

A spectacular book on Science written in the s but much ahead of its time, delving into the basics of numbers to fundamental physicsgenetics and cosmology in which the author is a pioneer. From Illusion to Reality. Originally published indespite all advances in science, this book teaches basically as much as I learned of pure science in high infiniyt science classes in short form.

The Strange Story of the Quantum. The book makes me yearn for more and more. Infinity also includes over delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author, adding another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations.


Extra Dimensions in Space and Time. This book blew my mind when Innfinity was in my early teens and I have been interested in math, both avocationally and vocationally, ohe since.

At that stage physical science will enter from the epoch of Columbus and Magellan into the epoch of the National Geographic Magazine! Science writer Willy Ley praised Gamow’s book, describing it as an “admittedly rare The last chapter is absolutely perfect.

Infinity also includes over delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author, adding another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations.

Differential Geometry Erwin Kreyszig. Beginning with an exploration of elementary numbers, the book opens with a description of the “Hottentots” Khoikhoisaid to have words only for “one”, “two”, “three”, and “many”, and builds quickly to explore Georg Cantor ‘s theory of three levels of infinity —hence the title of the book. The World of Four Dimensions V. Infinity with setting the trajectory of his professional life.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From Falling Bodies to Radio Waves: For that purpose, it served moderately well, although I intend to read My World Line sometime here and expect ons to do better How Old Is the Universe? Published September 1st by Dover Publications first published Other books in this series. I am almost certain I read this when Gaomw was a kid, because I’m pretty sure I remember the bit about Hilbert’s hotel.

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The Teaching of Djwhal Khul: I had to reread some parts of the book to actually understand the content. I wish I had written my review sooner after reading the book! Second Grade Geography Series.

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Linear Algebra Georgi E. Books by George Gamow. In the pages of this book readers grapple with such crucial matters as whether it is possible to bend space, why a rocket shrinks, the “end of the world problem,” excursions into the fourth dimension, and a host of other gmow topics for the scientifically curious.

May 04, Ben Haley rated it it was amazing. But Gamow keeps it light and by transcending the minutia, makes a reader that floats above it and keeps its value even now, half a decade after its first publication.

Return to Book Page. Let There Be Light. There’s magic in these pages. Goodreads is twp world’s tso site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It wto describes a simple automatic printing press that can in principle given enough paper, ink, and time print all the English works that have ever been, or ever will be, printed a more-systematic version of the infinite monkey theorem.

Secondly it was interesting because of the level of scientific knowledge at the time when Gamow was writing this book.