The New World of Mr Tompkins

The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures.

The New World of Mr Tompkins

The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures.

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The New World of Mr Tompkins
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: George Gamow, Russell Stannard
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures.
The New World of Mr Tompkins
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: George Gamow
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-09-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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 1965. Now, this highly affable character returns to embark on
Mr Tompkins in Paperback
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: George Gamow
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Since his first appearance over sixty years ago, Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many thousands of readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams and adventures lead him into a world inside the atom. George Gamow's classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in modern
Thirty Years that Shook Physics
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: George Gamow
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-07-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Lucid, accessible introduction to the influential theory of energy and matter features careful explanations of Dirac's anti-particles, Bohr's model of the atom, and much more. Numerous drawings. 1966 edition.
The New Quantum Universe
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Anthony J. G. Hey, Tony Hey, Patrick Walters
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Introduction to quantum physics for the general reader.