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How Physica Became Physics

J. L. Heilbron (2015). Physics: A Short History from Quintessence to Quarks. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN: 9780198746850, ix + 228 pages, price: £10.99.

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Arabatzis, T. How Physica Became Physics. Sci & Educ 27, 211–218 (2018).

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