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Invisible

The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Invisible( )
Author: Ball, Philip
ISBN:978-0-226-37825-1
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

Science is said to be on the verge of achieving the ancient dream of making objects invisible. Invisible is a biography of an idea, tied to the history of science over the longue durée. Taking in Plato to today’s science, Ball shows us that the stories we have told about invisibility are not in fact about technical capability but about power, sex, concealment, morality, and corruption. Precisely because they refer to matters that lie beyond our senses, unseen beings...
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Book Details
Pages:322
Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / Optics & Light
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:1.008 Pounds



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