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Mr. Tompkins gets serious

the essential George Gamow

by George Gamow

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Published by Pi Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics.,
  • Matter -- Properties.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Gamow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC71 .G26 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3409141M
    ISBN 100131872915
    LC Control Number2005025070

      Author of One, two, three infinity, The birth and death of the sun, Mr. Tompkins in paperback, Thirty years that shook physics, Biography of the earth, The creation of the universe, Mr. Tompkins explores the atom, Matter, earth, and sky. Mr. Tompkins Gets Serious: The Essential George Gamow () Pi Press, ISBN Incorporates material from Matter, Earth, and Sky and The Atom and Its Nucleus. Notwithstanding the title, this book is not part of the Mr. Tompkins series.

    Mr Tompkins is back! The mild-mannered bank clerk with the short attention span and vivid imagination has inspired, charmed and informed young and old alike since the publication of the hugely successful Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in In this book, he returns in a new set of adventures exploring the extreme edges of the universe - the smallest, the largest, the. Mr Tompkins is the titular character in a series of four non-fiction books by the George Gamow. The books are structured as a series of dreams in which Mr Tompkins enters alternate worlds where the physical constants have radically different values from those they have in the real world by which Gamow aims to explain modern scientific theories.

    Mr. Tompkins Gets Serious: The Essential George Gamow, The Masterpiece Science Edition: Hardcover: Mr Tompkins in Paperback: Paperback: Mr Tompkins in Paperback " Mr Tompkins in Paperback: Comprising 'Mr Tompkins in Wonderland' and 'Mr Tompkins Explores the Atom. Looking for books by George Gamow? See all books authored by George Gamow, including One, Two, Three Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science, and Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum Theory, and more on Mr. Tompkins Gets Serious. George Gamow $ - $ Planet Called Earth. George Gamow $ - $6.


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