Physics of Natural Phenomena

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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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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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How about Newton's Principia?
 
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Thanks a lot to everyone for your suggestions!!
 
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Thanks a lot to everyone for your suggestions!!

dont forget to use the thank you button on each post that helped.
 
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