By George Gamow, Russell Stannard, Michael Edwards, Wu Bozhe
Mr. Tompkins is again! The mild-mannered financial institution clerk with the fast awareness span and bright mind's eye has encouraged, charmed, and knowledgeable old and young alike because the book of the highly profitable Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in 1965. Now, this hugely affable personality returns to embark on a suite of adventures that discover the intense edges of the universe--the smallest, the biggest, the quickest, and the farthest. simply by following the reports and desires of Mr. Tompkins, readers become aware of and are available to understand the merry dance of cosmic mysteries, together with: Einstein's thought of relativity, strange results close to light-speed, the beginning and loss of life of the universe, black holes, quarks, area warps and antimatter, the bushy global of the quantum, and that final cosmic mystery--love. the tale of Mr. Tompkins' trip to the frontiers of recent physics will pride and tell all readers. Russell Stannard is a best-selling well known technology author and the writer of the significantly acclaimed Uncle Albert sequence of technological know-how books for kids.