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Energy : A Beginner's Guide (Paperback) (Vaclav Smil)
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With his famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein showed us that all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere; it is everything. In this engaging introduction, renowned author and scientist Vaclav Smil covers a wide range of topics, from the inner workings of the human body to the race for more efficient and eco-friendly fuels. Shedding light on the science behind global warming and efforts to prevent it, and how our daily decisions affect energy consumption, this book highlights the importance of energy in both past and present societies. Whether you're after insight or dinner table conversation, Energy: A Beginner's Guide will amaze and inform, uncovering the science behind one of the most important concepts in our universe.
Number of Pages: 219
Series Title: Beginner's Guides
Author: Vaclav Smil
Street Date: February 14, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-3999
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