Monthly Archives: November 2011

Science for Everyone – Differential Equations in Applications

Continuing the Science for Everyone Series we now come to Differential Equations in Applications by V. V. Amel’kin From the back cover: This book is an easy-reading introduction to ordinary differential equations and their use in the study of real … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Physical Paradoxes and Sophisms

Now we come to a book in the Science for Everyone series which eluded me for years, only to be found with one of my dear friends. This book is Physical Paradoxes and Sophisms by V. N. Lange. Long before … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Physics and Geometry of Disorder – Percolation Theory

We now come to another gem in the Science For Everyone series, Physics and Geometry of Disorder – Percolation Theory by A. L. Efros. From the back cover: This book is  about percolation theory and its various applications, which occur mostly … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Temperature

This book on temperature was written to explain how physical concepts arise, how new methods of measuring physical quantities are developed, and how the progress in physics makes well-worn concepts move into modern fields of physics of which our predecessors … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – How We See What We See

We now come to another book in the Science for Everyone Series called How We See What We See by V. Demidov. The title of the book is self-explanatory. The back cover of the book says: Pattern recognition and freaks … Continue reading

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Science For Everyone – Flying Trains

It is impossible to convince people of a novelty. One has to wait for a new generation to accept new ideas. – Max Planck In continuing our run on the Science for Everyone series, we now come to another title … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Electrons and Crystals

The mission of a popular science writer is to reawaken in the reader his feelings of astonishment and curiosity. The aim is not so much to supply the reader with knowledge about  a subject, but to kindle his interest in … Continue reading

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