The Physics and Astronomy eBook Collection assembles knowledge from the greatest minds in these fields, including Nobel Prize winner Shuji Nakamura, Gerard ‘t Hooft, and more. From subatomic particles to galaxies: The fields of physics and astronomy seek to explain our universe.
Physics—the study of matter, energy and their interactions—is the most basic of the physical sciences. It is with the concepts developed in this field that we are able to understand all other fields in the natural sciences. Astronomy—the study of the cosmos, and perhaps the oldest of the natural sciences—has captured the imagination of scientists for millennia.