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Physics of Natural Phenomena

  1. Sep 13, 2013 #1
    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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  3. Sep 13, 2013 #2

    jedishrfu

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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.
     
  4. Sep 14, 2013 #3

    adjacent

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    How about Newton's Principia?
     
  5. Sep 14, 2013 #4

    Doc Al

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  6. Sep 14, 2013 #5
    Thanks a lot to everyone for your suggestions!!
     
  7. Sep 14, 2013 #6

    jedishrfu

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