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Fear of Physics: A Guide for the Perplexed
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date June 4, 2007
Pages 257
Binding Paperback
Edition Revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465002184
ISBN-10 0465002188
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
Other format details sci/tech
Summaries and Reviews
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Fear of Physics is a 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, it 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 endeavor.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780465057450
 
from Basic Books (September 1, 1993)
9780465057450 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Simplifies the theories and concepts of physics, and explains how it is applied to everyday life
Paperback
Book cover for 9780465002184 Book cover for 9780465023677
 
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Revised edition from Basic Books (June 4, 2007)
9780465002184 | details & prices | 257 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Fear of Physics is a lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe.
Reprint edition from Basic Books (September 1, 1994)
9780465023677 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $18.00
About: ¬ďAssume the cow is a sphere.

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