Light Years and Time Travel: An Exploration of Mankinds Enduring Fascination with Light Brian Clegg

ISBN: 9781620458167

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320 pages


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Light Years and Time Travel: An Exploration of Mankinds Enduring Fascination with Light  by  Brian Clegg

Light Years and Time Travel: An Exploration of Mankinds Enduring Fascination with Light by Brian Clegg
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PRAISE FOR LIGHT YEARS AND TIME TRAVELThis immensely likeable work of pop science traces mans enduring fascination with light, from Aristotles plans for a death ray (burning enemy ships with a giant array of mirrors) to a recent experimentMorePRAISE FOR LIGHT YEARS AND TIME TRAVELThis immensely likeable work of pop science traces mans enduring fascination with light, from Aristotles plans for a death ray (burning enemy ships with a giant array of mirrors) to a recent experiment that seems to have sent Mozarts 40th Symphony faster than light, and thus back through time.

Clegg is very good at explaining the bizarre properties of light.-The GuardianA fascinating book on a fascinating subject. It brings together all aspects of light in an unusual and compelling manner.-Sir Patrick MooreLights properties often seem mysterious to the point of being unfathomable. Yet in this extraordinary book, Brian Clegg manages to explain them through the lives of those so fixated with light that they have shaped our perception of it.

. . . Cleggs accessible writing style manages to encapsulate the lives of lights disciples with humorous and interesting anecdotes . . . quite awesome!-New Scientist



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