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An extensive set of marginalia is provided, including jokes, anecdotes, offbeat scientific facts, and unusual quotations ranging from Einstein on abbout sensation of the mystical to Bugs Bunny on the law of gravity.

Featuring diagrams and illustratio More mind-bending fun in physics The sequel to the popular Mad About Physics, Mad About Modern Physics promises endless hours of entertaining, challenging fun. You’ll discover why sounds carry well over water especially in the summerhow a mouse can be levitated in a magnetic field, why backspin is so important when shooting a basketball, and whether women are indeed as strong as men.


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