Grigori’s father, an electrical engineer, gave him Physics for Entertainment to encourage Yakov Isidorovich Perelman died in the siege of Leningrad in Physics for Entertainment has ratings and 18 reviews. Nandakishore said: Quite simply, the most entertaining popular science book that I have ever re. Physics for Entertainment by Yakov Perelman – free book at E-Books Directory. You can download the book or read it online. It is made freely available by its.

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Should you ever chance to fall into a shaft drilled through the earth’s centre you would bob endlessly pendulum-like from end to end. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Perelman has also authored a number of textbooks and articles in Soviet popular science magazines. It does more than just entertain – it really makes you wonder at least till you know what really happens behind the scenes. Interesting little nuggets of physics though.

It is intended to be a short reference for anyone who works with physics and often needs to look up equations.


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The educationalist’s new book attracted young readers seeking answers to scientific questions. It’s been highly entertaining and informative so far. Pegelman examples of principles of physics. Interesting thought experiments though, well at least most of them anyway.


Suppose elephants were born in eggs. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This is an awesome book that made me fall in love with Physics at school.

However English translation from Russian is not very good and I can not in clear mind push my kids to read it. Funster Crossword Puzzle Book for Adults: Can One Walk Without Support? Perelman Yakov Perelman around WellsMark Twain and other writers, because, besides providing entertainment, the fantastic experiments these writers describe may well serve as instructive illustrations at wntertainment classes.

He is not related to the Russian mathematician Grigori Perelmanwho was born in to a different Yakov Perelman. Many of the examples he uses seem to be straight out of a modern high school physics textbook, while others were totally new to me.

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