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Table Of Contents

Radioactivity, Weapons, and Reactors
The Nucleus of an Atom
The Atomic Bomb
Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear-powered Spaceships
Fusion: Nuclear Power of the Future
QUANTUM MECHANICS
Forces and Motions of Small Particles
Wave-Particle Duality
Electron Microscope
The Limits of Knowledge
Quantum Computers
Beam Me Up: Quantum Teleportation
PARTICLE PHYSICS
Particle Accelerators
Cyclotron—R Cancels R
What All Matter Is Made Of
Antimatter
Matter-antimatter Annihilation
Imaging the Body with Antimatter
Propelling a Spaceship with Antimatter
RELATIVITY
Albert Einstein’s Postulates
The Michelson and Morley Experiment
Time Dilation and Length Contraction
The Equations of Special Relativity
The Twin Paradox
Gravity and the General Theory of Relativity
Black Holes
COSMOLOGY
The Big Bang
Supernova, Pulsar, and Quasar
Theory of Everything
The Fate of the Universe
CONCLUSION
SI UNITS AND CONVERSIONS
GLOSSARY
FURTHER READING AND WEB SITES
INDEX
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