The Cartoon Guide To Physics by Larry Gonick

The Cartoon Guide To Physics

byLarry Gonick

Paperback | December 18, 1991

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If you think a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill -- if you imagine that Ohm's Law dictates how long to meditate -- if you believe that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car -- you need The Cartoon Guide to Physics to set you straight.

You don't have to be a scientist to grasp these and many other complex ideas, because The Cartoon Guide to Physics explains them all: velocity, acceleration, explosions, electricity and magnetism, circuits -- even a taste of relativity theory -- and much more, in simple, clear, and, yes, funny illustrations. Physics will never be the same!

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Title:The Cartoon Guide To PhysicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.56 inPublished:December 18, 1991Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062731009

ISBN - 13:9780062731005

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From the author of the bestselling The Cartoon History of the Universe--a refreshingly humorous and effective cartoon explanation of the principles of physics.

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