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Physics for Entertainment by Yakov Perelman

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Physics for Entertainment
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Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House
ISBN/ASIN: 1401309216
Number of pages: 221

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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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