A scientist at the seashore by James Trefil

By James Trefil

''A incredible day trip from the seashore to the ends of the sunlight procedure . . . captivating.''—The big apple Times
''So effortless to appreciate but so dense with wisdom that you will by no means examine waves on a seashore a similar manner again.''—San Francisco Chronicle
''One of the easiest renowned technology books.''—The Kansas urban Star
''Perfect for the weekend scientist.''—The Richmond News-Leader
A famous physicist and renowned technology author heads for the seashore to respond to universal and unusual questions on the sea. James S. Trefil, writer of Dover guides' The second of production: substantial Bang Physics from sooner than the 1st Millisecond to the current Universe, explains why the ocean is salty, how bubbles shape at the water's floor, the place waves come from, and different curiosities of the marine international. Dr. Trefil attracts upon his distinct reward for clarifying complicated clinical ideas and the theories at the back of them to provide a story that's transparent, available, and completely compelling.

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