The Poetry of Physics and The Physics of Poetry

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This is a textbook for a survey course in physics taught without mathematics, that also takes into account the social impact and influences from the arts and society. It combines physics, literature, history and philosophy from the dawn of human life to the 21st century. It will also be of interest to the general reader.

Chapter 1: To My Readers
Chapter 2: The Origin of Physics
Chapter 3: Ancient Science of Mesopotamia, Egypt and China
Chapter 4: Physics of the Ancient Greek Era
Chapter 5: The Roots of the Scientific Revolution
Chapter 6: Mechanics, Planetary Motion and the Modern Science Revolution
Chapter 7: Poetry Influenced by the Scientific Revolution
Chapter 8: The Concept of the Atom, the Atomic Structure of Matter and the Origin of Chemistry
Chapter 9: The Concept of Energy
Chapter 10: Thermodynamics and the Atomic and Molecular Structure of Matter
Chapter 11: Electricity :and Magnetism
Chapter 12: Electromagnetic Radiation and Wave Behaviour
Chapter 13: Prelude to Relativity
Chapter 14: The Special Theory of Relativity
Chapter 15: The General Theory of Relativity 
Chapter 16: Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions and the Impact of the Theory of Relativity
Chapter 17: The Structure of the Atom
Chapter 18: The Quantization of Energy
Chapter 19: Bohr’s Atom
Chapter 20: Wave Mechanics
Chapter 21: Philosophical Implications of Quantum Mechanics
Chapter 22: Quantum Electrodynamics
Chapter 23: The Nucleus and the Strong Interaction
Chapter 24: Elementary Particles, Quarks and Quantum Chromodynamics
Chapter 25: Cosmology and the Universe: The Big Bang, Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Chapter 26: Clusters, Galaxies, Black Holes and Stars
Chapter 27: The Solar System and the Planet Earth
Chapter 28: Non-Linear Systems, Chaos, Complexity and Emergence
Chapter 29: Classroom Discussions, Activities and

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"Robert K Logan"

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