Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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AuthorCarlo Rovelli
Original titleSette brevi lezioni di fisica
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian
SubjectPhysics
GenreNon-fiction
PublisherPenguin Books (English edition)
Publication date
2014
Published in English
2015
Media typePrint, Digital
Pages96 (English edition)
ISBN9780241235966 (English hardcover edition)
Websitesevenbrieflessons.com

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics (Italian: Sette brevi lezioni di fisica) is a short book by the Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli. Originally published in Italian in 2014, the book has been translated into 41 languages. More than a million copies have been sold, of which more than 400,000 in Italy.[1]

Overview[edit]

The book condenses the revelations of post-Newtonian physics – from Einstein's theory of relativity to quantum mechanics – into seven brief, accessible lessons.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet Carlo Rovelli, the scientist behind new cult book Seven Brief Lessons on Physics". Evening Standard. 9 November 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2016. In his native Italy the book has outsold Fifty Shades of Grey, shifting more than 300,000 copies, and it is now being translated into 28 languages.
  2. ^ "Seven Brief Lessons on Physics on Google Books". Google. Retrieved 24 July 2016.