ISBN-10:
0674753240
ISBN-13:
9780674753242
Pub. Date:
10/28/1993
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
The Refrigerator and the Universe: Understanding the Laws of Energy

The Refrigerator and the Universe: Understanding the Laws of Energy

by Martin Goldstein, Inge F. Goldstein

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Overview

C.P. Snow once remarked that not knowing the second law of thermodynamics is like never having read Shakespeare. Yet, while many people grasp the first law of energy, 'Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, ' few recognize the second, 'Entropy can only increase.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674753242
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Pages: 446
Product dimensions: 6.57(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.34(d)

About the Author

Martin Goldstein is former Professor of Chemistry at Yeshiva University.

Inge F. Goldstein is Special Lecturer in Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

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