The New World of Mr Tompkins.pdf

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

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The New World of Mr Tompkins.pdf


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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

Get this from a library! The new world of Mr Tompkins : George Gamow's classic Mr Tompkins in paperback. [Russell Stannard; George Gamow; Michael Edwards] -- The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures.

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

Jason Leghmann

The New World of Mr Tompkins: George Gamow's …

Jessica Kolhmann

Mr Tompkins is the title character in a series of four popular science books by the physicist George Gamow. The books are structured as a series of dreams in which Mr Tompkins enters alternative worlds where the physical constants have radically different values from those they have in the real world. ... The New World of Mr Tompkins, Cambridge University Press, 2001 (revised ... The New World of Mr Tompkins book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mr. Tompkins is back! The mild-mannered bank clerk wit.