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The atom : a visual tour / Jack Challoner.

Challoner, Jack, (author.).
Book Book ([2018])
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 539.7 Challoner (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780262037365
  • ISBN: 026203736X
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (page 187) and index.
Contents:
A brief history of the concept "atom" -- Structure of the atom -- Atomic identities -- Atoms together -- Seeing and manipulating atoms -- Atomic applications -- The end of atomism?.
Summary:
"The Atom investigates the quest to identify the smallest, most fundamental constituents of matter—and how that quest helps us to understand what everything is made of and how it all works. Challoner covers a wide range of topics—including the development of scientific thinking about atoms and the basic structure of atoms; how atomic interactions account for the familiar properties of everyday materials; the power of the atomic nucleus; and what the mysterious quantum realm of subatomic particles can tell us about the very nature of reality"-- Publisher's description.
Citation: Challoner, Jack. "The atom : a visual tour." Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2018.

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