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Mad about Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities

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Mad About Modern Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities

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Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities, by Christopher P. Indeed, the clash between common sense conjecture and physical reasoning is the central theme that runs through this volume. The present volume tries to undermine physical preconceptions employing paradoxes from the Greek para and doxesmeaning ‘beyond belief’ to create cognitive dissonance.

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Mad About Modern Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities by Franklin Potter

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