Bringing science from the stratified realm of jargon and mystifying concepts, this reference takes an easy-to-understand approach to explaining a broad range of scientific matters, including the physics of a knuckleball, the effect of cows' belching on the ozone, and more. Reprint.Moreover, in the case of pi, there is scarcely ever any need to know more than the first half dozen digits after the decimal point. Nevertheless, the writing of phrases, poems, and even songs embodying the numerical value of pi has become aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The New York Times book of science literacy|
|Publisher||:||Perennial - 1992-02-01|