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1st Edition

More Random Walks in Science

ISBN 9780367403423
Published June 19, 2019 by CRC Press
224 Pages

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Book Description

More Random Walks in Science is an anthology of fascinating and frequently amusing anecdotes, quotations, illustrations, articles, and reviews that reflect the more lighthearted aspects of the scientific world and the less serious excursions of the scientific mind. The book is guaranteed to delight anyone who has a professional or amateur interest in science.

Table of Contents

The future European harmonic pendulum. Twixt earth and sky with matter-horns. Free thinking. Syllabus for a detective story written by a physics professor. The use of small dogs in physics teaching. Could the earth run backward? On being blinded with science. Continental drip. Broken English. On the problem of innovation. The dry-rot of our academic biology.

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Weber, R.L.