MR Tompkins in Paperback
ISBN: 1107604680
EAN13: 9781107604681
Language: English
Publication Date: March 26, 2012
Pages: 198
Dimensions: 0.48" H x 8.51" L x 5.43" W
Weight: 0.73 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
First appearing over 50 years ago, George Gamow's Mr. Tompkins became known and loved by thousands of readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic adventures lead him into a world inside the atom. A new Foreword by Roger Penrose introduces Mr. Tompkins to a new generation of readers and reviews his adventures in light of current developments in physics.
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From the Back Cover Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many thousands of readers (since his first appearance over fifty years ago) as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams and adventures lead him into a world inside the atom. George Gamow's classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in modern physics, from atomic structure to relativity, and quantum theory to fusion and fission. Roger Penrose's foreword introduces Mr Tompkins to a new generation of readers, and reviews his adventures in the light of current developments in physics today.

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