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What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks:
More Experiments in Atmospheric Physics (Wiley Science Editions)

by Craig F. Bohren

ISBN 047152915X / 9780471529156 / 0-471-52915-X
Publisher Wiley
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Praise for Clouds in a Glass of Beer  "& 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 delightful book.&" Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society "A brilliant collection of intriguing examples of the physics of everyday phenomena, with the examples presented as puzzles." Discover "We highly recommend Craig Bohrens book; you will certainly enjoy yourself while learning from the best. "The Daily Mercury, Guelph (Ontario) Here is the sequel to Craig Bohrens popular Clouds in a Glass of Beerthe book that opened up the fascinating world of atmospheric physics to nonscientists. Like its predecessorselected one of the "100 Best Products of the Year" by Curriculum Product Newsits lively writing, fun, easy-to-perform experiments, and many photographs and illustrations offer you a great way to learn about a fascinating branch of science. And while it is an entertaining diversion for science enthusiasts, this book is something more. As David Jonesauthor of the renowned, "Daedalus" column, regularly appearing in Nature magazinewrites in his foreword, "Above all you will learn something of the scientists approach to the world, that powerful combination of practical curiosity and developed skepticism." [via]