The Einstein Paradox
And Other Science Mysteries Solved by Sherlock Holmes
By (author) Colin Bruce
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Einstein Paradox by Colin Bruce
Book DescriptionIn this marvelous book, the reader is introduced to the bizarre concepts of modern physics as the only way to solve a casebook of otherwise impossibly paradoxical crimes. Murder on a royal train. Divers dead of heatstroke at the bottom of an icy sea. An epidemic of insanity among the world's top scientists. This is the story of the great paradigm shifts of science, told as never before: in Sherlock Holmes adventures set amid the grandeur and squalor of Victorian London. Holmes, Watson, and other beloved characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle are challenged by mysteries, each of which hinges on a scientific paradox or principle. Colin Bruce has recreated the atmosphere of the original Sherlock Holmes stories to give a truly compulsive read. You won't even realize you've learned something until it's too late!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780738200231
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 27-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Colin Bruce
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A thrilling way to learn about probability, statistics, and math-by watching Sherlock Holmes help victims exploited by evil con men
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Learning the basic laws of physics - mechanics, thermodynamics, relativity, quantum mechanics - can be a struggle. This title presents Holmes, Dr Watson, Professor Challenger of "Lost World" fame, and other favourite Conan Doyle characters to solve a Baker Street dozen baffling science mysteries.
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Author Biography - Colin Bruce
Colin Bruce is a physicist and science writer living in Oxford, England. He is an expert in mathematical paradoxes and a lover of mysteries.
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