New OUPblog Post

September 11, 2017

Two new OUPblog posts inspired by Oxford Handbooks Online in Physics articles are now available:

How well do you know the history of physics? | OUPblog

"Less than four centuries separate the end of the Renaissance and the theories of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton from the development of quantum physics at the turn of the 20th century. During this transformative time, royal academies of science, instrument-making workshops, and live science demonstrations exploded across the continent as learned and lay people alike absorbed the spectacles of newfound technologies, devices, and innovations. Energy consumption, medicine, transportation, engineering, the study of the universe, and the ways in which countries conducted war all drastically changed as the field of physics grew over the years. [...]"
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Five fascinating questions physicists are seeking to answer | OUPblog

"From Copernicus to Einstein, the field of Physics has changed drastically over time. With each new theory, further hypotheses appear that challenge conventional wisdom. Today, although topics such as the Big Bang Theory and General Relativity are well-established, there are still some debates that keep physicists up at night. What are your thoughts on the five of the biggest current debates in Physics? [...]"
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