The Cartoon Guide to Physics

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ISBN-10 1888313528
Release 1997
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"Hands-on workshops teach you about inertia, collisions, acceleration and more. A timeline of history's great scientists show how our understanding of physics unfolded. A-Z or topical glossary-hopping explains unfamiliar terms"--Cover of user guide.



Cartoon Guide to Physics

Cartoon Guide to Physics Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 1435245466
Release 2008-04-18
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Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.



Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Cartoon Guide to Statistics Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9780062731029
Release 1993-07-14
Pages 240
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If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more—all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!



The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry

The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 1435242696
Release 2008-04-18
Pages 249
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Uses cartoons to discuss chemistry, covering the history of the field and examining such topics as acids, solutions, biochemistry, thermodynamics, logarithms, and physical and organic chemistry.



Quirky Quarks

Quirky Quarks Author Benjamin Bahr
ISBN-10 9783662495094
Release 2016-03-22
Pages 319
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Do you love quantum physics, cosmology, and the humor behind the popular television show The Big Bang Theory? Have you been on the lookout for a fun, non-technical explanation of the science behind things like time travel, wormholes, antimatter, and dark energy? You’ll find all of that, and more, inside this fact-filled, cartoon-packed book. In Quirky Quarks: A Cartoon Guide to the Fascinating Realm of Physics you’ll get: The latest science behind the mysteries of our universe explained in common everyday language. A major dose of cartoons, comics, and humor. A good grasp on the often-bizarre nature of reality. Start reading and you’ll find that hard science does not have to be hard. Whether you’re a teacher, a physicist, or just a lover of the curious, this is the book that delivers the facts in an engaging and entertaining cartoon world inhabited by two dogs, a cat, and some very quirky quarks which you might know from The Particle Zoo. With cutting edge science articles by physicists Boris Lemmer and Benjamin Bahr, and drawings by cartoonist Rina Piccolo, this may be the most fun science reading you’re likely to find out there.



The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

The Cartoon Guide to Calculus Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0061689092
Release 2011-12-27
Pages 256
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A complete—and completely enjoyable—new illustrated guide to calculus Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics—and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject—he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education—a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.



The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

The Cartoon Guide to Algebra Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0062202707
Release 2015-01-15
Pages 256
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In this latest edition to the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools. Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers all of the algebra essentials, including linear equations, polynomials, quadratic equations, and graphing techniques. He also offers a concise overview of algebra’s history and its many practical applications in modern life. Combining Gonick’s unique ability to make difficult topics fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand—while still relaying the essential information in a clear, organized and accurate format—The Cartoon Guide to Algebra is an essential supplement for students of all levels, in high school, college, and beyond.



The Manga Guide to Physics

The Manga Guide to Physics Author Hideo Nitta
ISBN-10 9781593271961
Release 2009
Pages 248
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Megumi is an all-star athlete, but she's a failure when it comes to physics class. And she can't concentrate on her tennis matches when she's worried about the questions she missed on the big test! Luckily for her, she befriends Ryota, a patient physics geek who uses real-world examples to help her understand classical mechanics-and improve her tennis game in the process! In The Manga Guide to Physics, you'll follow alongside Megumi as she learns about the physics of everyday objects like roller skates, slingshots, braking cars, and tennis serves. In no time, you'll master tough concepts like momentum and impulse, parabolic motion, and the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. You'll also learn how to: * Apply Newton's three laws of motion to real-life problems * Determine how objects will move after a collision * Draw vector diagrams and simplify complex problems using trigonometry * Calculate how an object's kinetic energy changes as its potential energy increases If you're mystified by the basics of physics or you just need a refresher, The Manga Guide to Physics will get you up to speed in a lively, quirky, and practical way.



Cartoon Guide to the Environment

Cartoon Guide to the Environment Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0062732749
Release 1996-03-15
Pages 240
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Do you think that the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock club? Or that the Food Web is an on-line restaurant guide? Or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to the Environment to put you on the road to environmental literacy. The Cartoon Guide to the Environment covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming—and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems.



The Cartoon Guide to Genetics

The Cartoon Guide to Genetics Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 1435245458
Release 2005
Pages 215
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Provides a humorous introduction to the fundamental principles of genetics, including inheritance, mutation, DNA, and gene splicing



The Cartoon Introduction to Economics

The Cartoon Introduction to Economics Author Yoram Bauman, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781466837959
Release 2011-12-20
Pages 240
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Need to understand today's economy? This is the book for you. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume Two: Macroeconomics is the most accessible, intelligible, and humorous introduction to unemployment, inflation, and debt you'll ever read. Whereas Volume One: Microeconomics dealt with the optimizing individual, Volume Two: Macroeconomics explains the factors that affect the economy of an entire country, and indeed the planet. It explores the two big concerns of macroeconomics: how economies grow and why economies collapse. It illustrates the basics of the labor market and explains what the GDP is and what it measures, as well as the influence of government, trade, and technology on the economy. Along the way, it covers the economics of global poverty, climate change, and the business cycle. In short, if any of these topics have cropped up in a news story and caused you to wish you grasped the underlying basics, buy this book.



The Cartoon History of the Universe

The Cartoon History of the Universe Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9781101902554
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 368
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An entertaining and informative illustrated guide that makes world history accessible, appealing, and funny.



We Have No Idea

We Have No Idea Author Jorge Cham
ISBN-10 9780735211537
Release 2017-05-09
Pages 368
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Prepare to learn everything we still don’t know about our strange, mostly mysterious universe. PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson have teamed up to spelunk through the enormous gaps in our cosmological knowledge, armed with their popular infographics, cartoons, and unusually entertaining and lucid explanations of science. In We Have No Idea, they explore the biggest unknowns in the universe, why these things are still mysteries, and what a lot of smart people are doing to figure out the answers (or at least ask the right questions). While they're at it, they helpfully demystify many complicated things we do know about, from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and exploding black holes. With equal doses of humor and delight, they invite us to see the universe as a vast expanse of mostly uncharted territory that's still ours to explore. This entertaining illustrated science primer is the perfect book for anyone who's curious about all the big questions physicists are still trying to answer. From the Hardcover edition.



Fear of Physics

Fear of Physics Author Lawrence M. Krauss
ISBN-10 9780465002184
Release 2007-06-05
Pages 288
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Draws on anecdotes and examples to explore a wide range of topics related to physics and its role in the real world.



The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy

The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy Author Michael F. Patton
ISBN-10 9780809033621
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 176
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"An illustrated introduction to the major subjects of Western philosophy, guided by Heraclitus"--



The Cartoon History of the Universe

The Cartoon History of the Universe Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0606226400
Release 1990-01-01
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A cartoon journey through the history of the universe from the big bang through the rise and fall of civilizations



Introducing Quantum Theory

Introducing Quantum Theory Author Joseph P. McEvoy
ISBN-10 1840468505
Release 2007
Pages 175
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Presents an introduction to the key concepts and figures associated with quantum theory.