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Hans Christian Von Baeyer

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Hans Christian von Baeyer is Chancellor Professor of Physics at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he lives with his wife and their two daughters. He is the recipient of the Science Journalism Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Magazine Award. His previous books include The Fermi Solution: Essays on Science; Taming the Atom: The Emergence of the Visible Microworld; and Rainbows, Snowflakes, and Quarks: Physics and the World Around Us.

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Warmth Disperses and Time Passes
The History of Heat
Written by Hans Christian Von Baeyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 15, 1999
Price: $15.00

If you want to know what's happening in the world, follow the heat.

Why can't your coffee "steal" heat from the air to stay piping hot? Why can't Detroit make a car that's 100 percent efficient? Why can't some genius make a perpetual motion machine? The answers lie in the field of... Read more >
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