By George Gamow, Russell Stannard
Mr. Tompkins is again! The mild-mannered financial institution clerk with the fast consciousness span and shiny mind's eye has encouraged, charmed, and proficient old and young alike because the book of the highly profitable Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in 1965. Now, this hugely affable personality returns to embark on a collection of adventures that discover the intense edges of the universe--the smallest, the biggest, the quickest, and the farthest. simply by following the studies and desires of Mr. Tompkins, readers become aware of and are available to understand the merry dance of cosmic mysteries, together with: Einstein's idea of relativity, weird and wonderful results close to light-speed, the beginning and demise of the universe, black holes, quarks, area warps and antimatter, the bushy international of the quantum, and that final cosmic mystery--love. the tale of Mr. Tompkins' trip to the frontiers of recent physics will satisfaction and tell all readers. Russell Stannard is a best-selling renowned technology author and the writer of the significantly acclaimed Uncle Albert sequence of technological know-how books for kids.
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