How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap

A collection of engaging essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics

How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap

A collection of engaging essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics

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How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Stephen R. Wilk
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A collection of engaging essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics
Rays, Waves, and Scattering
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: John A. Adam
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-30 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This one-of-a-kind book presents many of the mathematical concepts, structures, and techniques used in the study of rays, waves, and scattering. Panoramic in scope, it includes discussions of how ocean waves are refracted around islands and underwater ridges, how seismic waves are refracted in the earth's interior, how atmospheric waves
Solar Energy: A Reference Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: David E. Newton
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-26 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book provides an outstanding single-volume resource on the topic of solar energy for young adults and general audiences. • Provides an accessible and useful technical introduction to the various ways in which solar energy can be used for heat production and the generation of electricity • Outlines some of
Dialogues Between Artistic Research and Science and Technology Studies
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Henk Borgdorff, Peter Peters, Trevor Pinch
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-18 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited volume maps dialogues between science and technology studies research on the arts and the emerging field of artistic research. The main themes in the book are an advanced understanding of discursivity and reasoning in arts-based research, the methodological relevance of material practices and things, and innovative ways of
Lost Wonderland
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Stephen R. Wilk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-15 - Publisher: Bright Leaf

If you take Boston's Blue Line to its northern end, you'll reach the Wonderland stop. Few realize that a twenty-three-acre amusement park once sat nearby -- the largest in New England, and grander than any of the Coney Island parks that inspired it. Opened in Revere on Memorial Day in