Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Yakov Isidorovich Perelman (December 4, – March Physics For Entertainment – Kindle edition by Yakov Perelman. Yakov Isidorovich Perelman was a Russian and Soviet science writer and author of many popular science books. Physics for Entertainment first appeared a quarter of a century ago, being the author’s accord with the same laws of ballistics, don’t think Perelman is be-.

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I was ecstatic to find the book on Amazon and ordered it immediately so I can give it to my 9-year old child.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nov 06, H. I also ordered Astronomy for Entertainment by the same author and yq it to be less entertaining than the physics book.

This book is one entettainment the few books that are sort of legends in India even now, when the reprints of the American books are quite cheap and available everywhere. Wells, and even Mark Twain.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Masarykova Ya perelman physics for entertainment,pp. Perelman died from starvation induring the German Siege of Leningrad. It’s been highly entertaining and informative so far. Share your thoughts with other customers. Review “A wonderland not only for the scientific mind, but also the creative one.

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This was one of the first physics books ya perelman physics for entertainment I have read. The one that got me into physics. For extraction errors see FAQs. Hyperion BooksFeb 12, – Science – pages. Notify me of new posts via email. The books that are available are the ones in English, volunteers needed for Indian languages.

Physics for Entertainment by Yakov Perelman. A lot of it zoomed over my head, but this had some really fun things about physics, I even find myself going over what I learned from the book in my daily life at times now. Geometry in the Open Air.

Kompaneyets – Foreign Languages Publishing House Rigorous, systematic ya perelman physics for entertainment by renowned physicist offers advanced students a thorough background in mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics, stressing entertainmeent, nuclear, and microscopic matters. The book as was noted in the earlier post has been translated in various Indian languages.

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Instructive and witty, the author singles out and presents ordinary facts and phenomena from a physics perspective, encouraging readers to think in physical categories. December 7, at From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hardcoverpages. Ubermunkey rated it really liked it Ya perelman physics for entertainment 15, Physics for Entertainment is just as unique and diverting–and educational–as it was seventy years ago, when it first became a bestseller in the Soviet Union.

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. February 16, at 7: That is about sixty years after the book was published originally in Russian.