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What is Energy?

  • Linda Baine McGown
  • John O’M. Bockris

Abstract

Energy is behind and within all things that move or that are capable of motion. It alone causes work and change to take place. It is essential for biological existence, for the atmosphere’s warmth which embraces us, for the light by which we see, and for the power by which we move. In fact, even matter itself can be viewed as a form of stored energy.

Keywords

Potential Energy Fossil Fuel Energy Crisis Average Potential Energy Fuel Molecule 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Baine McGown
    • 1
  • John O’M. Bockris
    • 2
  1. 1.California State UniversityLong BeachUSA
  2. 2.Texas A & MCollege StationUSA

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