Physics in the 20th Century by Curt Suplee

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Documenting one of the most remarkable flowerings of knowledge in human history, this work describes the experiments and achievements of innovative physicists such as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Erwin Schrodinger, Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman. The illustrations focus mainly on the dramatic images, from the atomic to the cosmic scale, made possible by the instruments of advanced physics. Also included are photographs of experimental equipment (massive particle colliders are beautiful in their own right) and pioneering inventions.
 

About Curt Suplee

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Curt Suplee is a renowned science writer. He was a writer and editor at The Washington Post, where he was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He has won the Science Journalism Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society's Grady-Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry to the Public, and two national prizes from the American Astronomical Society.
 
Published March 1, 1999 by Harry N. Abrams. 224 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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