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Physics is…

The Physicist explores attributes of physics
F Todd Baker

Description

He's back! "The Physicist" returns with a whole new set of questions and answers that explore the attributes of physics (practical, beautiful, surprising, cool, frivolous). The answers are responses to people looking for answers to fascinating (and often uninformed) questions. It covers topics such as sports, electromagnetism, gravitational theory, special relativity, superheroes, videogames, and science fiction. As with the first two books, there is a chapter of questions from people who think that "The Physicist" is a psychic, and from those who think they have solutions.

About Editors

F Todd Baker ("The Physicist"), is a former professor and nuclear physics researcher at the University of Georgia. He received his AB and MA degrees from Miami University and his PhD from the University of Michigan. He has published more than 70 articles in refereed journals and made numerous presentations and conferences and workshops during his 32 years of research. His series of books, Ask the Physicist are compilations of the best questions and answers from his long-running website with the same name.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Preface / Acknowledgements / Author biography / Physics is practical / Physics is beautiful / Physics is surprising / Physics is cool / Physics is frivolous / Physics isn't…

Bibliographic

Paperback ISBN: 9780750328494

Ebook ISBN: 9781681744469

DOI: 10.1088/978-1-6817-4445-2

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

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