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The New World of Mr Tompkins

George Gamow

The mild-mannered bank clerk with the short attention span and vivid imagination has inspired, charmed and informed young and old alike since the publication of Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in 1965. He is now back in a new set of adventures exploring the extreme edges of the universe - the smallest, the largest, the fastest, the farthest. Through his experiences and his dreams, you are there at Mr Tompkins shoulder watching and taking part in the merry dance of cosmic mysteries: Einsteins relativity and bizarre effects near light-speed, the birth and death of the universe, black holes, quarks, space warps and antimatter, the fuzzy world of the quantum

The New World of Mr. Tompkins George Gamow and Russell Stannard Cambridge U. P., New York, 1999. 258 pp. $24.95 hc ISBN 0-521-63009-6 Reviewed by Daniel M. Greenberger Mr. Tompkins in Wonderlandwas published in 1941, followed in 1944 by Mr. Tompkins Explores the Atom (Cambridge). They were written by George Gamow, a famous physicist with a great gift for whimsy, and they were … Buy The New World of Mr Tompkins: George …

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Sofya Voigtuh

31/10/2009 · Physics World 'A new version of the Mr Tompkins' adventures, revised and updated by Russell Stannard, brings the experiences into modern day. A welcome addition to the original.' Astronomy Now 'For more than five decades the fictional Mr Tompkins has helped familiarize people with many esoteric concepts of physics. Russell Stannard has brought George Gamow's Mr Tompkins into …

Mattio Müllers

THE NEW WORLD OF MR. TOMPKINS by George Gamow, and revised by Russell Stannard, is 258 pages long and is printed on off-white paper. There is a ten page glossary defining words such as "momentum" and "quark." There are 45 ink drawings, many of which feature Mr. Tompkins, his fiancée Maud, and Maud's father a physics professor. For example, one of the drawings teaches relativity by disclosing Customer reviews: The New World of …

Noels Schulzen

Mr Tompkins visits a closed universe; 6. Cosmic opera; 7. Black holes, heat death and blow torch; 8. Quantum snooker; 9. The quantum safari; 10. Maxwell's demon; 11. The merry tribe of electrons; 11.1/2. The remainder of the previous lecture through which Mr Tompkins dozed; 12. Inside the nucleus; 13. The woodcarver; 14. Holes in nothing; 15. Visiting the 'atom smasher'; 16. The professor's

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