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Drawing Physics: 2,600 Years of Discovery From Thales to Higgs

Don S. Lemons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035903
eISBN:
9780262338745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035903.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Drawing Physics is a collection of 51 essays each one organized around a simple, informative, line drawing that conveys a key idea in the history of physics. The essays, each approximately 1000 words ... More


A Freak Sort of Planet: Dorothy L. Sayers’s Cosmic Bachelors

Katy Price

in Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein's Universe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226680736
eISBN:
9780226680750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680750.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes three stories of Dorothy L. Sayers, an author and avid reader of popular physics. These stories include The Documents in the Case, The Image in the Mirror, and Absolutely ... More


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