Fun with Maths and Physics - Brain Teasers Tricks Illusions
Fun with Maths and Physics: Brain Teasers Tricks Illusions
Publisher: MI.R Publishers | 1988 | ISBN: 5030000259 | 380 pages | PDF | 12 MB
In 1913, in Russian bookshops, appeared a book by the outstanding educationist Yakov Isidorovich Perelman entitled Physics for
Entertainment. It struck the fancy of the young who found in it the answers to many of the questions that interested them. Physics for
Entertainment not only had an interesting layout, it was also immensely instructive.
In the preface to the 11th Russian edition Perelman wrote: "The main objective of Physics for Entertainment is to arouse the activity of
scientific imagination, to teach the reader to think in the spirit of the science of physics and to create in his mind a wide variety of
associations of physical knowledge with the widely differing facts of life, with all that he normally comes in contact with." Physics for
Entertainment was a best seller.