Basic Concepts in Physics

From the Cosmos to Quarks

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19597-6 (Print) 978-3-642-19598-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-46

    Gravitation and Newton’s Laws

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    Pages 47-79

    Entropy, Statistical Physics, and Information

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    Pages 81-111

    Electromagnetism and Maxwell’s Equations

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    Pages 113-141

    Electromagnetic Waves

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    Pages 143-166

    Special Theory of Relativity

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    Pages 167-212

    Atoms and Quantum Theory

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    Pages 213-249

    Quantum Electrodynamics

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    Pages 251-278

    Fermi–Dirac and Bose–Einstein Statistics

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    Pages 279-293

    Four Fundamental Forces

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    Pages 295-318

    General Relativity and Cosmology

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    Pages 319-352

    Unification of the Forces of Nature

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    Pages 353-364

    Physics and Life

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 365-377