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Light: A Very Short Introduction

Light: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian A. Walmsley

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682690.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199682690
Light enables us to see the world around us, and this sensation of vision has led to a fascination with the nature and properties of light. Light: A Very Short Introduction discusses early ... More
Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction

Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction  

Stephen J. Blundell

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778117
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601202.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199601202
Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction explains the mysteries and importance of magnetism. For centuries magnetism has been used for various exploits: as a great healer, a ... More
Sound: A Very Short Introduction

Sound: A Very Short Introduction  

Mike Goldsmith

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2015
Published Online: 
Dec 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785603
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198708445.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198708445
Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And how are sound waves ... More
Waves: A Very Short Introduction

Waves: A Very Short Introduction  

Mike Goldsmith

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191842092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198803782.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198803782
We live in a world of waves. The Earth shakes to its foundations, the seas and oceans tremble incessantly, sounds reverberate through land, sea, and air. Beneath the skin, our brains and ... More

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