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First You Build a Cloud : And Other Reflection on Physics as a Way of Life - 99 edition

First You Build a Cloud : And Other Reflection on Physics as a Way of Life (ISBN10: 0156006464; ISBN13: 9780156006460)
ISBN13: 978-0156006460
ISBN10: 0156006464

Summary: First You Build a Cloud does for physics what the bestselling The Universe and the Teacup did for math. For many of us, physics, like math, has always been a thing of mystery and complexity. In First You Build a Cloud, K. C. Cole provides cogent explanations through animated prose, metaphors, and anecdotes, allowing us to comprehend the nuances of physics-gravity and light, color and shape, quarks and quasars, particles and stars, force and strength. We also come to
see how the physical world is so deeply intertwined with the ways in which we think about culture, poetry, and philosophy. Cole, one of our preeminent science writers, serves as a guide into the world of such legendary scientific minds.
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Summary: First You Build a Cloud does for physics what the bestselling The Universe and the Teacup did for math. For many of us, physics, like math, has always been a thing of mystery and complexity. In First You Build a Cloud, K. C. Cole provides cogent explanations through animated prose, metaphors, and anecdotes, allowing us to comprehend the nuances of physics-gravity and light, color and shape, quarks and quasars, particles and stars, force and strength. We also come to see how the physical world is so deeply intertwined with the ways in which we think about culture, poetry, and philosophy. Cole, one of our preeminent science writers, serves as a guide into the world of such legendary scientific minds. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Harvest Books
Published: 04/28/1999
International: No



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