The flying circus of physics

Walker, Jearl, 1945-

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  • Creator Jearl Walker
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second edition. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • ISBNs 0471762733, 9780471762737
  • OCLC ocm64595915

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • 1. Slipping between falling drops (Motion) -- 2. Racing on the ceiling, swimming through syrup (Fluids) -- 3. Hiding under the covers, listening for the monsters (Sound) -- 4. Striking at the heat of the night (Thermal processes) -- 5. Ducking first a roar and then a flash (Electricity and magnetism) -- 6. Splashing colors everywhere, like a rainbow (Optics) -- 7. Armadillos dancing against a swollen moon (Vision)
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