Summary: This new version now contains answers to all the over 600 stimulating questions. Walker covers the entirety of naked-eye physics by exploring problems of the everyday world. He focuses on the flight of Frisbees, sounds of thunder, rainbows, sand dunes, soap bubbles, etc., and uses such familiar objects as rubber bands, eggs, tea pots, and Coke bottles. Many references to outside sources guide the way through the problems. Now the inclusion of answers provides imm
ediate feedback, making this an extraordinary approach in applying all of physics to problems of the real world.
Summary: This new version now contains answers to all the over 600 stimulating questions. Walker covers the entirety of naked-eye physics by exploring problems of the everyday world. He focuses on the flight of Frisbees, sounds of thunder, rainbows, sand dunes, soap bubbles, etc., and uses such familiar objects as rubber bands, eggs, tea pots, and Coke bottles. Many references to outside sources guide the way through the problems. Now the inclusion of answers provides immediate feedback, making this an extraordinary approach in applying all of physics to problems of the real world. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:(REV)77 Cover: Paperback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 10/28/1977 International: No
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Hiding Under the Covers, Listening for the Monsters.
The Walrus Speaks of Classical Mechanics.
Heat Fantasies and Other Cheap Thrills of the Night.
The Madness of Stirring Tea.
She Comes in Colors Everywhere.
The Electrician's Evil and the Ring's Magic.
The Walrus Has His Last Say and Leaves Us Assorted Goodies.
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