Physics for Entertainment
by Yakov Perelman
Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House 1913
Number of pages: 221
Conundrums, brain-teasers, entertaining anecdotes, and unexpected comparisons. Published in 1913, a best-seller in the 1930s and long out of print, Physics for Entertainment was translated from Russian into many languages and influenced science students around the world.
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by Claes Johnson
The basic idea of this book is to study the concept of time viewing the World as the result of some form of computation of finite precision. This is a modification the classical mechanistic idea of the World as a clock of infinite precision.
- Educational Testing Service
The test consists of approximately 100 five-choice questions, based on diagrams, experimental data, and descriptions of physical situations. Questions can be answered on the basis of a mastery of the first three years of undergraduate physics.
by John Daicopoulos - RenegadeScience.com
A short book on those fundamental day-to-day nuances and habits every physics teacher needs to do in order to teach the physics content. Based on almost twenty years of teaching high school and first-year university physics.
by Arthur S. Eddington - The Macmillan Company
Lectures that Eddington delivered in 1927. It treats the philosophical outcome of the great changes of scientific thought which had come about. The theory of relativity and the quantum theory led to strange new conceptions of the physical world.