A Short History of Physics in the American Century
||Cassidy, David C.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $21.00|
| Book Description: |
As the twentieth century ended, computers, the Internet, and nanotechnology were central to modern American life. Yet the physical advances underlying these applications are poorly understood and underappreciated by U.S. citizens. In this overview, Cassidy views physics through America's engagement with the political events of a tumultuous century.