Accession Number : AD0769303

Title :   Physics in Perspective: The Nature of Physics and the Subfields of Physics (Student Edition).

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON D C PHYSICS SURVEY COMMITTEE

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 359

Abstract : Drawing on material presented in Volumes I and II of Physics in Perspective the Student Edition presents an up-to-date analysis of all of physics, in a form and at a level that is readily accessible to students and to all others interested in an overview of this fundamental science. This report presents an overview of physics without mathematics or formal rigor, but with insight to the future directions of each subfield, to the areas of progress in fundamental science, and to the greatest practical and societal applications. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*Physics, Reviews), Astrophysics, Biophysics, Nuclear physics, Plasmas(Physics), Relativity theory, Geophysics, Physical chemistry, Acoustics, Optics, Fluid mechanics, Elementary particles, Atomic properties, Electrons, Molecular properties

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE