What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?

What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks? More Experiements in Atmospheric Physics

Hardback (23 May 2013)

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Synopsis

"Informative and engagingly idiosyncratic . . . brings the subject down to earth with offbeat, everyday examples and easy-to-follow experiments. . . . Both professionals and laymen can learn from this book."-The New York Times Book Review "A brilliant collection of intriguing examples of the physics of everyday phenomena, with the examples presented as puzzles."-Discover "A delightful book."-Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society This is the sequel to Craig Bohren's popular Clouds in a Glass of Beer (also available from Dover), the book that made the fascinating world of atmospheric physics accessible to readers without a scientific background. Like its predecessor, this volume abounds in lively writing, fun-filled and easy-to-perform experiments, and numerous photographs and illustrations that offer illuminating and memorable ways to learn about an intriguing branch of science.

Book information

ISBN: 9780486779812
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Imprint: Dover Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 551.5
Language: English
Number of pages: 210
Weight: 449g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 13mm