Learn about the latest discoveries in physics
with MODERN PHYSICS
. This book
offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach
to physics with a strong emphasis on applications to help you see how concepts in the book
relate to the real world. Discussions on the experiments
that led to certain key discoveries illustrate the process
behind scientific advances and give you a historical perspective. The book
also provides a solid foundation in quantum theory to help you understand more advanced physics concepts.
Is it a physics text or a history text? This book is all over the place. There’s a lot of storytelling about the history of modern physics and then, almost as if by accident, there will be some actual physics. It doesn’t do very well at explaining either, making this a very frustrating textbook to try to read.