Eschewing the usual mathematical explanations for physics
phenomena, this approachable reference explains complicated
scientific concepts in plain English that everyone can understand.
Completely updated to tackle the big issues such as gravity,
magnetism, sound, and what really happens in the Large Hadron
Collider, this engaging look at physics also spells out why cats
always land on their feet, why people appear to have red eyes in
photographs, and the real danger of looking at an eclipse. For
everyone who ever wondered how a light bulb works or how squirrels
avoid electrocution on the power lines, this handbook supplies
answers on the physics of everyday life and examines the
developments in the exploration of subatomic particles. In addition
to the question-and-answer section, an addendum of facts about
physicists explains what the Nobel prize is and who has won it, and
tells the story of the scientist who was incarcerated for agreeing
Visible Ink Press
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||The Handy Answer Book Series
Paul W. Zitzewitz
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