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The Resource The physics behind.. : discover the physics of everyday life, Russ Swan

The physics behind.. : discover the physics of everyday life, Russ Swan

Label
The physics behind.. : discover the physics of everyday life
Title
The physics behind..
Title remainder
discover the physics of everyday life
Statement of responsibility
Russ Swan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can you really lose weight by consuming nothing but ice cream and beer? How does the latest blockbuster movie get squeezed onto a disk, and how do they make the pictures seem 3D? How much does a selfie weigh? What's the science behind forensic investigations, body scans, and the dating of ancient artefacts? The Physics Behind... takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the scientific principles that that make the modern world work. Could there be life on Mars? Why is north really south? How do self-driving cars find their way around? These and many more topics are explored by starting with the basic science that makes them tick - examining the physics behind them. Packed with detailed original artwork and infographics, The Physics Behind... is perfect for anyone who has ever been curious about the science of life
Cataloging source
YDX
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Swan, Russ
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.S93 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Physics
Label
The physics behind.. : discover the physics of everyday life, Russ Swan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223127914951
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The physics behind ...modern life -- Entertainment -- Analysis -- Space -- Big science -- Weird universe -- The environment -- Transportation -- Everything else
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780228100898
Lccn
2018934785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029887262
Label
The physics behind.. : discover the physics of everyday life, Russ Swan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223127914951
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The physics behind ...modern life -- Entertainment -- Analysis -- Space -- Big science -- Weird universe -- The environment -- Transportation -- Everything else
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780228100898
Lccn
2018934785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029887262

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