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  • Canto Classics: Mr Tompkins in Paperback by George Gamow
    Canto Classics: Mr Tompkins in Paperback (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    Since his first appearance over sixty years ago, Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams lead him into a world inside the atom. This classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in physics, from atomic structure to relativity.

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  • One, Two, Three...Infinity by George Gamow
    One, Two, Three...Infinity (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    Over 120 delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded.

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  • The New World of Mr Tompkins by George Gamow
    The New World of Mr Tompkins (English, Paperback) George Gamow, Michael Edwards

    An inspirational introduction to the physics of the twenty-first century, Mr Tompkins explores the extreme edges of the universe to understand Einstein's relativity, the birth of the universe and more. In this 1999 edition, Russell Stannard (the Uncle Albert Trilogy) has revised, updated and expanded George Gamow's book Mr Tompkins in Paperback (1965).

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  • Thirty Years that Shook Physics by George Gamow
    Thirty Years that Shook Physics (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    Lucid, accessible introduction to the influential theory of energy and matter features careful explanations of Dirac's anti-particles, Bohr's model of the atom, and much more. Numerous drawings. 1966 edition.

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  • The Birth & Death of the Sun by George Gamow
    The Birth & Death of the Sun (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    How did our sun come into being? What keeps it hot and luminous, and what will be its ultimate fate? This fascinating and informative book offers answers to some of nature's most exciting and difficult questions. George Gamow, renowned physicist and author of the best-seller One Two Three . . . Infinity, outlines the fundamental discoveries and theories of modern physics that illuminate the...

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  • Gravity by George Gamow
    Gravity (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    A distinguished physicist and teacher, George Gamow also possessed a special gift for explaining the intricacies of science. Here he takes an enlightening look at three scientists whose work unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, the first to examine closely the process of free and restricted fall; Newton, originator of a universal force; and Einstein, who proposed...

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  • The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein by George Gamow
    The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    The distinguished scientist and author traces the development of physics from the age of the ancient Greeks to modern particle physics, offering fascinating biographical and historical data. 136 illustrations.

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  • Gravity by George Gamow
    Gravity (English, Paperback) George Gamow

    A distinguished physicist and teacher takes a reader-friendly look at three scientists whose work unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, Newton, and Einstein.

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  • The Hopkins Manuscript by R. C. Sherriff
    The Hopkins Manuscript (English, Paperback) R. C. Sherriff Currently Unavailable More details