A Short History of Physics in the American Century

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A Short History of Physics in the American Century - Cassidy, David C
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As the twentieth century drew to a close, computers, the Internet, and nanotechnology were central to modern American life. Yet the advances in physics underlying these applications are poorly understood and widely underappreciated by U.S. citizens today. In this concise overview, David C. Cassidy sharpens our perspective on modern physics by viewing this foundational science through the lens of America's engagement with the political events of a tumultuous century. American physics first stirred in the 1890s--around the ...

A Short History of Physics in the American Century 2013, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674725829

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A Short History of Physics in the American Century 2011, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674049369

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