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Fear of physics : a guide for the perplexed

Author: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
Publisher: New York, NY : BasicBooks, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Assume the cow is a sphere." So begins this lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe. Rich with anecdotes and accessible examples (like the cow as sphere, which illustrates the principle of simplifying the world in order to explain it), Fear of Physics nimbly ranges over the tools and thought behind the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krauss, Lawrence Maxwell.
Fear of physics.
New York, NY : BasicBooks, ©1993
(OCoLC)623178107
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
ISBN: 0465057454 9780465057450 0465023673 9780465023677
OCLC Number: 28063017
Description: xv, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Looking Where the Light Is --
The Art of Numbers --
Creative Plagiarism --
Hidden Realities --
The Search for Symmetry--
It Ain't Over Till It's Over.
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Krauss.
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