Physics 100 Ideas in 100 Words: A Whistle-stop Tour of Science's Key Concepts (Hardcover)

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Get to grips with the essential topics in physics today through 100 key ideas, each one explained clearly in 100 words.

Physics: 100 Ideas in 100 Words offers the essential facts at your fingertips, satisfying your scientific curiosity and helping you to understand the biggest concepts in physics in concise, 100-word summaries.

One of the first titles in a cutting-edge new series created in partnership with The Science Museum, this book introduces 100 key areas of physics such as gravity, motion, magnetism and quantum physics, and explains each topic in just 100 words. Perfect for getting your head around big ideas clearly and quickly, or refreshing your memory of the fundamentals of physics, this book covers the most up-to-date terms and theories and inspires a heightened level of understanding and enjoyment to the core areas of physics.

About the Author

David Sang is the author of over 140 textbooks used in secondary schools around the world. He was a research physicist at Leeds University for nine years before turning to teaching. He has taught Physics in a high school, a sixth-form college and a university. Now he devotes himself to writing textbooks and developing other teaching resources including multimedia. He has edited books and websites aimed at helping teachers to teach Physics, and was formerly the physics editor of Catalyst magazine.

Endorsed by the Science Museum. The Science Museum is dedicated to inspiring visitors with award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects and stories of incredible scientific achievement. The Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical advancement from across the globe. The Science Museum Group incorporates the Science Museum, the Science Museum Library and the Wellcome Collections of the History of Medicine in South Kensington; the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester; the National Railway Museum in York and Locomotion in Shildon; and the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780744081626
ISBN-10: 0744081629
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English