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Storm in a teacup : the physics of everyday life

by Czerski, Helen, 1978- (Author)

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"A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial. Take a look up at the stars on a clear night and you get a sense that the universe is vast and untouchable, full of mysteries beyond comprehension. But did you know that the key to unveiling the secrets of the cosmos is as cl... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Popcorn and rockets
  • What goes up must come down
  • Small is beautiful
  • A moment in time
  • Making waves
  • Why don't ducks get cold feet?
  • Spoons, spirals and Sputnik
  • When opposites attract
  • A sense of perspective.