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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions

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Fun puzzles that use physics to explore the wonders of everyday life Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides, and even how best to catch a baseball. With In Praise of Simple Physics , popular math and science writer Paul Nahin presents a plethora of situations that explore the science and math behind the wonders of everyday life. Roaming through a diverse range of puzzles, he illustrates how physics shows us ways to wring more energy ...

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions
2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691178523

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions
2016, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691166933

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