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The Restless universe
Introduction to The restless Universe

1 The lawful Universe

2 The clockwork Universe

3 The irreversible Universe

4 The intangible Universe

5 The uncertain Universe

6 Closing items

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Other titles in the Physical World series

Describing motion

Predicting motion

Classical physics of matter

Static fields and potentials

Dynamic fields and waves

Quantum physics: an introduction

Quantum physics of matter

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Fig. 0.1
COBE - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the COBE Science Working Group;
COMA cluster of galaxies - NASA & AURA/STSc1;
The Spiral Galaxy M83 - Anglo-Australian Observatory, Photograph by David Malin;
The Earth's Atmosphere - NASA;
Landsat photo of the Wash - Science Photo Library; Whole body picture of A. Einstein - Rijksmuseum;
Integrated circuit - Science Photo Library;
Ring of 48 Iron atoms - Courtesy of Don Eigler, IBM Research Division;
Subatomic particle tracks - CERN/Science Photo Library.
Fig. 0.2 Courtesy of Dana Berry.
Fig. 1.1 Mansell/TimeInc./Katz;
Fig 1.2
Graham Read;
Fig. 1.3a British Library;
Fig. 1.3b Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library;
Fig. 1.6 Mary Evans;
Fig. 1.7 The National Trust Photographic Library/Tessa Musgrave;
Fig. 1.8 British Library;
Fig. 1.9 By permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library;
Fig. 1.10 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;
Fig. 1.12a J. M. Petit Publibphoto Diffusion Science Photo Library;
Fig. 1.13 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;
Fig. 1.15 Every effort has been made to trace the copyright holder. The publisher will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity;
Fig. 1.17, Fig. 1.18, Fig. 1.19, Fig. 1.21
all Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;
Fig 1.24 Brian Steadman;
Fig. 1.25 Hulton Getty;
Fig. 1.26 The British Museum;
Fig. 1.27 By permission of Times Newspapers Limited, Copyright Times Newspapers Limited, 1919;
Fig. 1.31 Portrait
by Michael Noakes, St John's College Cambridge;
Fig. 1.32a Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory/Science Photo Library;
Fig. 1.32b CERN;
Fig. 1.34 Courtesy of the Archives California Institute of Technology.

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