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The Resource God and the atom, by Victor J. Stenger

God and the atom, by Victor J. Stenger

Label
God and the atom
Title
God and the atom
Statement of responsibility
by Victor J. Stenger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this history of atomism from Democritus, considered by many to be the father of modern science, to the recent discovery of the Higgs boson physicist Victor J. Stenger chronicles one of the most successful scientific hypotheses ever devised. Originating separately in both Greece and India, the concept of the atom persisted for centuries, despite often running afoul of conventional thinking. Until the 20th century, no direct evidence for atoms existed. Today it is possible to actually observe atoms using a Scanning Tunneling Microscope. In God and the Atom, Stenger makes the case that the total absence of empirical facts and theoretical
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Writing style
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10173904
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stenger, Victor J.
Dewey number
261.55
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Atomism
  • Atomic theory
  • Science
  • Cosmology
  • Religion and science
Target audience
adult
Label
God and the atom, by Victor J. Stenger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000050592975
Extent
332 pages 23 cm.
Isbn
9781616147532
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Label
God and the atom, by Victor J. Stenger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000050592975
Extent
332 pages 23 cm.
Isbn
9781616147532
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)

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