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The Universe of Light

By: Bragg, (Sir) William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1941 (c.1933)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 19763

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

[very slight bumping to book at a couple of corners, light age-toning to top page edges; jacket is edgeworn with a variety of small tears and tiny chips, minor paper loss at extremities, some creasing at bottom of rear panel]. (color and B&W plates, figures) Late-career magnum opus by this Nobel Prize-winning physicist and mathematician, an ambitious attempt to analyze the nature of the universe by reconciling the contradictions between the two major theories about light (by Newton and Huygens), and proposing a fundamental unity of matter of radiation. The New York Times considered the book i... View more info