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Science Tricks

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A world-famous mathematician takes you into the magical world of science, where you can spin a penny so "heads" lands 8 out of 10 times; a balloon stays inflated with its mouth open; and an eggshell turns somersaults. Grasp important scientific concepts, like centrifugal force, Cartesian divers.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Sterling Pub Co Inc (first published 1998)
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Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. He wrote the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American from 1956 to 1981, and published over 70 books.
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