By James Trefil

ISBN-10: 048644564X

ISBN-13: 9780486445649

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A famous physicist and renowned technological know-how author heads for the seashore to respond to universal and unusual questions about the sea. James S. Trefil, writer of Dover courses'

*The second of production: gigantic Bang Physics from sooner than the 1st Millisecond to the current Universe,*explains why the ocean is salty, how bubbles shape at the water's floor, the place waves come from, and different curiosities of the marine global. Dr. Trefil attracts upon his designated reward for clarifying advanced clinical ideas and the theories in the back of them to provide a story that's transparent, available, and completely compelling.

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