Table of contents for Mr. Tompkins gets serious : the essential George Gamow / George Gamow.

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Foreword by Igor Gamow 
Editor?s Note 
Part 1 - The Atom 
1. The Atom in Philosophy and Chemistry
2. The Electric Nature of Matter
3. The Quantum of Radiant Energy
4. The Bohr Atom
5. Wave Nature of Particles
6. Natural Radioactivity
7. Artificial Nuclear Transformations
8. The Structure of the Atomic Nucleus
9. Large-Scale Nuclear Reactions
10. Mystery Particles
Part 2 - Matter and Energy 
11. Bodies in Motion 
12. Vibrations and Waves 
13. Heat and Temperature 
14. Electromagnetism 
15. Light 
16. Modern Views on Space, Time, and Motion 

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Matter -- Properties.