Mad About Modern Physics

Mad About Modern Physics

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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. With detailed answers to hundreds of questions (qAre fluorescent lights dangerous to your health?q, qWhat is a fuel cell?q), the book is also a treasure trove of fun science trivia. Featuring diagrams and illustrations throughout, this fascinating physics compendium will educate and captivate students, teachers, and science buffs alike. FRANKLIN POTTER, Ph.D., is a retired physicist from the University of California at Irvine. He continues to conduct research in elementary particle physics and cosmology, as well as consult in physics education. CHRISTOPHER JARGODZKI, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics at Central Missouri State University. He is also founder and director of Center for Cooperative Phenomena. He was born and raised in Poland, and received his Ph.D. in quantum field theory from the University of California at Irvine.The answer is every 10 minutes, by invoking the STR postulate above. ... Hewitt, P. G. Conceptual Physics, 6th ed. ... momentum px in the x-direction in Newtonian physics is defined as px = m dx/dt (for an object that is not changing its mass, anbsp;...

Title:Mad About Modern Physics
Author:Franklin Potter, Christopher Jargodzki
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2004-12-03


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