Discover the incredible impact of five equations that shaped the world as we know it. In the Five Equations That Changed the World, Dr. Michael Guillen, a renowned physicist and mathematician, takes us on a journey through history, sharing the stories behind these groundbreaking mathematical concepts.
No need to worry about complex math. Guillen skillfully avoids overwhelming readers with technical details, opting instead to inject emotion and personal insights into each chapter. By delving into the minds of the scientists who developed these laws, Guillen brings their stories to life in a way rarely seen in academic biographies.
We learn about Isaac Newton‘s transformative experience of finding solace in an intellectual family, how the Bernoulli brothers’ sibling rivalry fueled their scientific pursuits, and Faraday’s unwavering dedication to the truth. Five Equations That Changed the World also delves into the personal lives, marriages, and feuds of these brilliant minds, making it a captivating read for both physics enthusiasts and those looking for a glimpse into the lives of historical figures.
Guillen successfully breaks down complex theories into digestible explanations. From Newton’s law of universal gravitation to Bernoulli’s law of hydrodynamic pressure, from Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction to Clausius’ second law of thermodynamics, and finally to Einstein’s special relativity, these concepts are demystified and made accessible to readers of all backgrounds.
Five Equations That Changed the World is ideal for high school students, those who are intimidated by math but curious about science, and anyone seeking a fascinating introduction to the wonders of mathematics without overwhelming technical jargon. Get ready to be captivated by the power and poetry of these five equations that continue to shape our world.