Physics of Natural Phenomena


by MManuel Abad
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Sep13-13, 02:42 PM
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Hello, everybody:

I was wondering if you knew if there is a book, journal, webpage or a compendium of some sort in which different and diverse curious common and uncommon natural phenomena are explained with physics (preferably with math involved). For example, a place where to look if I'm interested in why glasses break with very high frequency sounds or if I want the physics explanation of why the sky is blue or of the curveball in baseball.

Thanks!!
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Sep13-13, 03:06 PM
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There's an old book by Jearl Walker called the Flying Circus of Physics which now has a website:

http://www.flyingcircusofphysics.com/

that explains everyday things but without much math. I guess that would be left to the student.
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Sep14-13, 03:20 AM
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How about Newton's Principia?

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Physics of Natural Phenomena


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Sep14-13, 11:04 AM
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Thanks a lot to everyone for your suggestions!!
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Thanks a lot to everyone for your suggestions!!
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