It's been said that before physics students can fly with Feynman they need to walk with Halliday and Resnick.
- Quantum Physics
- Automotive and Transportation
- Nuclear Energy
- Transportation Science
Those of us who are still toddling along, however, need Larry Gonick.
Gonick's characteristically quirky drawings are teamed with physicist Art Huffman's prose to produce lessons like this: picture Sir Isaac Newton driving a Mack truck labeled "Big Inertia." Ike is talking into a CB radio, saying: "Breaker one nine: force overcomes inertia and produces acceleration.
Do you read?" As the jacket copy says, "If you think a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit-card bill--if you imagine that Ohm's law dictates how long to meditate--if you believe that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car," here's the book for you.
--Mary Ellen Curtin .
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