The diversity of the various states of matter – solids, liquids, and gases – belies their essential similarities. All matter is composed of atoms that combine in different ways, giving us the multitude of shapes and structures we observe on a daily basis. Readers examine the different states and properties of matter, as well as the laws and forces to which matter is subject. Annotated diagrams provide visualization of complex concepts.

ISBN: 978-1-61530-839-2