This text provides a collection of physics demonstrations costing very little to produce yet illustrating key concepts in amazingly simple and playful ways. Intended for instructors, students, and curious lay readers, these demonstrations make use of easily accessible, everyday items: food coloring and glycerine swirled and then "unmixed" in a container demonstrate aspects of the entropy law; raw eggs thrown with full force at a sheet but not breaking illustrate Newton's second law (f=ma); and the reflection off a glass Christmas tree ball is the focus of an explanation on "turning the world inside out."
%0 Book %A Ehrlich, Robert %D 1990 %T Turning the World Inside Out and 174 Other Simple Physics Demonstrations %P 248 %@ 0-691-02395-6 %U http://press.princeton.edu/titles/4612.html
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