Quantifying Matter, 1st Edition

  • Joseph A. Angelo Jr.
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  • ISBN-10: 1438134924
  • ISBN-13: 9781438134925
  • DDC: 530
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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QUANTIFYING MATTER explains how scientists learned to measure matter and quantify some of its most fascinating and useful properties. It presents many of the most important intellectual achievements and technical developments that led to the scientific interpretation of substance. Complete with full-color photographs, this exciting new volume describes the basic characteristics and properties of matter. Chapters include: Exploring the Nature of Matter; The Origin of Matter; The Search for Substance; and Quantifying Matter During the Scientific Revolution.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Exploring the Nature of Matter.
2: The Origin of Matter.
3: The Search for Substance.
4: Quantifying Matter During the Scientific Revolution.
5: Understanding Matter’s Electromagnetic Properties.
6: Periodic Table of the Elements.
7: Discovering the Radioactive Nature of Matter.
8: Exploring the Atomic Nucleus.
9: Contemporary View of Matter.
10: Manipulating Matter Atom by Atom.
11: Conclusion.
Further Resources.