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Cartoon Guide to Physics » (Reprint)

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Authors: Larry Gonick, Gonick, Art Huffman, Art Huffman
ISBN-13: 9780062731005, ISBN-10: 0062731009
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date Published: February 1991
Edition: Reprint

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Author Biography: Larry Gonick

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain history, science, and other big subjects for more than thirty years. He has been a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and is staff cartoonist for Muse magazine.

Book Synopsis

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!

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