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For my 8th grade physical science class, I always needed help dd the physics part of the class until I read The Physics Book about two months after we started the first unit on physics.

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Turns out there is both physical curving and optical illusions involved. Published November 1st by Sterling first published Solar Furnace I learned what a solar furnace is: So the Baghdad battery article shouldn’t even be there because it’s not even a milestone that has contributed to the humanity in any particular aspect.

Knowledge seems to lose its viscosity a bit when it’s history is understood, and this book d Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

For example, the Pre-historic Nuclear Reactor and the Baghdad Battery both challenge the reader to question humanity’s capabilities and metaphysical place in the universe. Each milestone is limited to one page with an associated picture.

That’s an interesting history: Watson Research Center inas a member of the speech synthesis group and later worked on the design-automation workstations.

It provides different physics concepts in shot-sized samples. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Science Fiction or possibility? This book doesn’t state that it is a definitive account fisiac all things physics.


The Physics Book is a phenomenal book. In some cases near the end of the book we are given theories of the end of the universe and its impact on earth, the problem being that other events will wipe out the earth before that heat death of core, sun expanding, etc.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But it’s fun to pick it up now and then, and marvel at the many tremendous discoveries and historical milestones that are covered within. The book can be applauded for the fact that it attempts to show a variety of interesting scientific ideas chronologically, and I really did enjoy reading this book, though only SOMETIMES.

Pickover has received over 50 invention achievement awards, three research division awards, and four external honor awards. It covers hundreds of theories, inventions, and achievements in the field from the beginning of the universe to the end. It feels like you are reading some short pages from Wikipedia. The problem I have with the book is that it limits the discussion of every single topic to a single page.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. If you seek a book that will instill in you a working knowledge of physics, a book that will allow you to comprehend how the universe works in all its complexity, this is not the right ljbro. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

May 04, Omar Ali cliford it really liked it. Hardcoverpages. If you are fjsica seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Just picked it up from Barnes and nobles this afternoon, and found it difficult to close Very intersting book, full cliffrd fascinating things. This book is filled with fascinating information!

A great addition to any public library, and wonderful for beginners in physics. The teacher was not good at explaining and I sometimes asked my older brother for help. Read my Spanish review here: Trivia About The Physics Book I first learned about this series of books after my brother purchased The Biology Book from the bookstore.


There’s an actual object stored a basement pcikover near France that is supposed to be the official kilogram. ESP and Nostradamuspsychology e.

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It seems unfair and incomplete to devote a page each to both the lava lamp and the uncertainty principle when the latter is far more important for physics.

Anyway, here are a couple of the coolest items that I tabbed from Pickover’s list. For the matter of relevance of humanity, I’d say topics like ‘prehistoric nuclear reactor’, ‘black diamond’, ‘hero’s jet engine’, ‘aurora borealis’, etc.

A good read well researched and for the most part easily understandable. Bold for other information to be found within the book. Feb 17, Williwaw rated it really liked it Shelves: It would be tough to read this book cover to cover. Your entire life can be the blink of an eye to an alien who leaves Earth traveling close to the speed of light, then returns an hour later to find that you have been dead for centuries.

I thought this book was a reasonably good introduction to physics.

Pickover overcomes vagueness and accomplishes inspiration by connecting and contextualizing ideas via “See Also” suggestions. My brother is a great resource for teaching but I still did not understand phy The Physics Book is a phenomenal book.

He is currently an associate editor for the scientific journal Computers and Graphics and is an editorial board member for Odyssey and Cliffordd.

Although some sections may be too brief to be useful–obviously one cannot glean all knowledge about string theory in a page written for the average reader–the descriptions still manage to give the reader a better understanding of the applications science has for our existence in the universe.