In this, the second volume in an important new series presenting core concepts across a range of critical areas of human knowledge, author Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of 20th-century scientific theory for a general readership.
From Hubble’s law to the Pauli exclusion principle, and from Schrödinger’s cat to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, she explains ideas at the cutting-edge of scientific enquiry, making them comprehensible and accessible to the layperson.
About Joanne Baker
Joanne Baker studied Physics at the University of Cambridge and took her PhD in astrophysics at the University of Sydney in 1995. She is the author of the best-selling 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know and is an editor at Nature magazine, where her speciality is space and Earth science.
50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know by Joanne Baker