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Author Hammond, Richard, 1969-
Title Can you feel the force? / Richard Hammond.
Pub Info New York : DK Pub., c2006.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 530 HAM     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st American ed.
Descript 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents In the beginning: Greece is the word -- Dark ages -- Into the light -- Galileo's world -- Newton's universe -- Can you feel the force?: What is a force? -- It's the law! -- Can you do physics on a bike? -- What causes friction? -- How fast can you go? -- G force -- Energy -- How can you make forces bigger? -- How do bicycles work? -- How fast can you fall? -- How do planes stay in the air? -- Why do golf balls have dimples? -- What's the best shape for a car? -- Why do balls bounce? -- Can you lie on a bed of nails? -- What's the matter?: What is matter made of? -- What's inside an atom? -- Why do balloons stick to the wall? -- Shocking experiments -- How do magnets work? -- Can you feel the heat? -- States of matter -- What shape is a raindrop? -- Can you walk on custard? -- How does a balloon burst? -- Can you see the light?: Is light made up of particles? -- What color is light -- Can you see rainbows in bubbles? -- When is light invisible -- Why is the sky blue? -- How fast is light? -- Can you travel at the speed of light? -- Who's who -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Explains how physics is the key to everything, showing the physical forces that make our world what it is.
Subject Physics -- Popular works.
Force and energy -- Popular works.
ISBN 0756620333
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