Mad About Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities

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Why is there eight times more ice in Antarctica than in the Arctic? Why can you warm your hands by blowing gently, and cool your hands by blowing hard? Why would a pitcher scuff a baseball?Which weighs more-a pound of feathers or a pound of iron? Let science experts Christopher Jargodzki and Franklin Potter guide you through the curiosities of physics and you'll find the answers to these and hundreds of other quirky conundrums. You'll discover why sounds carry well over water (especially in the summer), how a mouse can be levitated in a magnetic field, why backspin is so important when shooting a basketball, and whether women are indeed as strong as men. With nearly 400 questions and answers on everything from race cars to jumping fleas to vanishing elephants, Mad about Physics presents a comprehensive collection of braintwisters and paradoxes that will challenge and entertain even the brainiest of science lovers. Whether you're a physicist by trade or just want to give your brain a power workout, this collection of intriguing and unusual physics challenges will send you on a highly entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of physics in our everyday lives.

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Auflage. 230 x 190 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Why is there eight times more ice in Antarctica than in the Arctic? Why can you warm your hands by blowing gently, and cool your hands by blowing hard? Why would a pitcher scuff a baseball?Which weighs more-a pound of feathers or a pound of iron? Let science experts Christopher Jargodzki and Franklin Potter guide you through the curiosities of physics and you ll find the answers to these and hundreds of other quirky conundrums. You ll discover why sounds carry well over water (especially in the summer), how a mouse can be levitated in a magnetic field, why backspin is so important when shooting a basketball, and whether women are indeed as strong as men. With nearly 400 questions and answers on everything from race cars to jumping fleas to vanishing elephants, Mad about Physics presents a comprehensive collection of braintwisters and paradoxes that will challenge and entertain even the brainiest of science lovers. Whether you re a physicist by trade or just want to give your brain a power workout, this collection of intriguing and unusual physics challenges will send you on a highly entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of physics in our everyday lives. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780471569619

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Mad About Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes and Curiosities, Christopher Jargodzki, Franklin Potter, Why is there eight times more ice in Antarctica than in the Arctic? Why can you warm your hands by blowing gently, and cool your hands by blowing hard? Why would a pitcher scuff a baseball?Which weighs more-a pound of feathers or a pound of iron? Let science experts Christopher Jargodzki and Franklin Potter guide you through the curiosities of physics and you'll find the answers to these and hundreds of other quirky conundrums. You'll discover why sounds carry well over water (especially in the summer), how a mouse can be levitated in a magnetic field, why backspin is so important when shooting a basketball, and whether women are indeed as strong as men. With nearly 400 questions and answers on everything from race cars to jumping fleas to vanishing elephants, Mad about Physics presents a comprehensive collection of braintwisters and paradoxes that will challenge and entertain even the brainiest of science lovers. Whether you're a physicist by trade or just want to give your brain a power workout, this collection of intriguing and unusual physics challenges will send you on a highly entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of physics in our everyday lives. Codice libro della libreria B9780471569619

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2000. Condizione libro: New. 2000. 1st Edition. Paperback. In this entertaining collection of intriguing, educational, and fun braintwisters, acclaimed author and physicist Christopher Jargodzki and physicist Franklin Potter join forces to explore the curiosities of physics and provide answers intriguing conundrums. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations, cartoons. BIC Classification: PD; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 190 x 19. Weight in Grams: 502. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780471569619

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Condizione libro: New. 2000. 1st Edition. Paperback. In this entertaining collection of intriguing, educational, and fun braintwisters, acclaimed author and physicist Christopher Jargodzki and physicist Franklin Potter join forces to explore the curiosities of physics and provide answers intriguing conundrums. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations, cartoons. BIC Classification: PD; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 190 x 19. Weight in Grams: 502. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780471569619

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