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What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?: More Experiments in Atmospheric Physicsby Craig F. Bohren
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"Informative and engagingly idiosyncratic . . . brings the subject down to earth with offbeat, everyday examples and easy-to-follow experiments. . . . Both professionals and laymen can learn from this book."—The New York Times Book Review
"A brilliant collection of intriguing examples of the physics of everyday phenomena, with the examples presented as puzzles."—Discover
"A delightful book."—Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
This is the sequel to Craig Bohren's popular Clouds in a Glass of Beer (also available from Dover), the book that made the fascinating world of atmospheric physics accessible to readers without a scientific background. Like its predecessor, this volume abounds in lively writing, fun-filled and easy-to-perform experiments, and numerous photographs and illustrations that offer illuminating and memorable ways to learn about an intriguing branch of science.
Abounding in lively writing and fun-filled, easy-to-perform experiments, this illustrated volume makes the fascinating world of atmospheric physics accessible to readers without a scientific background. 1991 edition.
This sequel to Clouds in a Glass of Beer makes the world of atmospheric physics even more accessible to readers without a scientific background. Abounding in lively writing and fun-filled, easy-to-perform experiments, it offers memorable ways to learn about an intriguing branch of science. 1991 edition.
Professor of Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University and author of the popular Dover book Clouds in a Glass of Beer, Craig F. Bohren offers a further series of memorable learning experiences. The New York Times Book Review praised this book as "informative and engagingly idiosyncratic . . . with offbeat, everyday examples and easy-to-follow experiments."
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