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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!

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

Anyone who thinks a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill-or imagines that Ohm's Law dictates how long to meditate-or believes that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car-needs The Cartoon Guide to Physics. This handy resource 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!

About the Author

Larry Gonick is the creator of the bestselling Cartoon Guide series, comprised of nine books that have sold more than half a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages. Currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine, he has also been a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062731005
With:
Huffman, Art
Author:
Huffman, Art
Author:
Gonick, Larry
Author:
Gonick
Author:
by Larry Gonick
Author:
Huffman, Art
Publisher:
Collins Reference
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Caricatures and cartoons
Subject:
General Study Aids
Subject:
Physics-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
1969
Publication Date:
19911218
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.1875 in 4.48 oz

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

"Synopsis" by , Anyone who thinks a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill-or imagines that Ohm's Law dictates how long to meditate-or believes that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car-needs The Cartoon Guide to Physics. This handy resource 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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