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The Elusive Notion of Motion


Ever been confused by basic physics and intimidated by the mere thought of Einstein’s relativity theories? If so, yet curiosity still beckons, this book is for you! The reward? The colorful history of the elusive notion of motion and unique insights into the fundamental physics behind it all.

The physics of motion is so fundamental to science and the technological age in which we live that four of the most illustrious names in the annals of science owe their towering reputations, in large part, to their milestone work on the physics of motion. This book relates the stories of Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein as they each stalked the elusive notion of motion. Read more

About Alan A. Kubitz

Alan Kubitz lives in the heart of California’s silicon valley where he spent many years as an electrical engineer designing computer peripheral devices. Throughout his engineering career and subsequent retirement, he has been deeply interested in the history of science, with an emphasis on the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries. Read more


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Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein all possessed, in addition to their other considerable talents, the ability to sniff out the most important scientific problems. Read more

$18.95 / Perfectbound
ISBN: 9781608448296
240 pages
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ISBN: 9781608449880
240 pages
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