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The ambidextrous universe

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 1964.
Series: Science & discovery.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gardner, Martin, 1914-
Ambidextrous universe.
New York, Basic Books [1964]
(OCoLC)595251445
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
OCLC Number: 537109
Description: x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Mirrors --
Lineland and flatland --
Solidland --
Magic --
Art, music, and poetry --
Galaxies, suns, and planets --
Plants and animals --
Asymmetry in animals --
The human body --
the sinistral minority --
Crystals --
Molecules --
Carbon --
Living molecules --
The origin of life --
The origin of asymmetry --
The fourth dimension --
The Ozma problem --
Mach's shock --
Parity --
Antiparticles --
The fall of parity --
Neutrinos --
Mr. Split --
Is the Ozma problem solved?
Series Title: Science & discovery.
Responsibility: by Martin Gardner ; illustrated by John Mackey.

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