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Physics in a New Era: An Overview

Physics in a New Era: An Overview (Paperback)

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Physics at the beginning of the twenty-first century has reached new levels of accomplishment and impact in a society and nation that are changing rapidly. Accomplishments have led us into the information age and fueled broad technological and economic development. The pace of discovery is quickening and stronger links with other fields such as the biological sciences are being developed. The intellectual reach has never been greater, and the questions being asked are more ambitious than ever before. Physics in a New Era is the final report of the NRCa (TM)s six-volume decadal physics survey. The book reviews the frontiers of physics research, examines the role of physics in our society, and makes recommendations designed to strengthen physics and its ability to serve important needs such as national security, the economy, information technology, and education.

Science & MathematicsPhysicsApplied physicsCryogenicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsApplied physicsMedical physicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsAtomic & molecular physicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsStates of matterPhysics of gasesScience & MathematicsPhysicsStates of matterPlasma physics Publisher: National Academies Press Publication Date: 15/06/2001 ISBN-13: 9780309073424  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Physics Survey Overview Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Research Council

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