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The Flying Circus of Physics

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Witness astounding feats of physics

Hurry! Hurry! Come one, come all. Meet a man who can pull two railroad passenger cars with his teeth and a real-life human cannon ball. Come face to face with a dead rattlesnake that still bites. And unlock the secrets to the magician's bodiless head.

Welcome to Jearl Walker's Flying Circus of Physics, 2nd Edition, where death-defying st
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Paperback, 331 pages
Published June 30th 2006 by Wiley (first published 1975)
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Great mind bender, and humbling too when one finds out how little one really knows about the world of physical things.
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Jearl Walker (born 1945 in Florida) is a physicist noted for his book Flying Circus of Physics, first published in 1975; the second edition was published in June 2006. He teaches physics at Cleveland State University.

Walker has also revised and edited the textbook Fundamentals of Physics with David Halliday and Robert Resnick.

Walker is a well known popularizer of physics, and appeared several time
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