Fear of Physics
A Guide for the Perplexed
By (author) Lawrence M. Krauss
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Fear of Physics by Lawrence M. Krauss
Book Description"Assume the cow is a sphere." So begins this lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe. Rich with anecdotes and accessible examples, Fear of Physics nimbly ranges over the tools and thought behind the world of modern physics, taking the mystery out of what is essentially a very human intellectual endeavour.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465023677
(203mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 19-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lawrence M. Krauss
Universe from Nothing, Paperback (September 2012)
A provocative account of the astounding new answers to the most basic philosophical questions: where did the universe come from and how will it end?
Quantum Man, Paperback (May 2012)
"A worthy addition to the Feynman shelf and a welcome follow-up to the standard-bearer, James Gleick's Genius." -Kirkus Reviews
Fear of Physics, Paperback (May 2007)View all books by Lawrence M. Krauss
A cult classic-one of the first books to make the way physicists think about the world accessible to the general reader-now fully updated to keep pace with modern science
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Author Biography - Lawrence M. Krauss
Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the only physicist to have received the top awards by the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the American Association of Physics Teachers. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
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