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Author Muller, R. (Richard)

Title Physics and technology for future presidents : an introduction to the essential physics every world leader needs to know / Richard A. Muller

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  QC24.5 .M85 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QC24.5 .M85 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QC24.5 .M85 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 517 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Energy and power and the physics of explosions -- Atoms and heat -- Gravity, force, and space -- Nuclei and radioactivity -- Chain reactions, nuclear reactors, and atomic bombs -- Electricity and magnetism -- Waves including UFOs, earthquakes, and music -- Light -- Invisible light -- Climate change -- Quantum physics -- Relativity -- The universe
LC subject Physics -- Popular works
Technology -- Popular works
Alt Title Introduction to the essential physics every world leader needs to know
Physics every world leader needs to know
ISBN 9780691135045 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691135045 (cloth : alk. paper)