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Physics on the fringe: smoke rings, circlons, and alternative theories of everything
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Published:
New York : Walker & Company, 2011.
Physical Desc:
vi, 329 pages, [16] pages of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Status:
Carmichael
530 W499 2013

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"...For the past fifteen years, acclaimed science writer Margaret Wertheim has been collecting the works of Jim Carter and other mavericks and outsiders who invent alternate theories of the universe. By considering the motivations behind their do-it-yourself theories and homemade experiments, Wertheim raises the question of what role an amateur can play in relationship to science. Deeply human, literally fantastical, infused with wit and humor, Physics on the Fringe challenges our conception of what science is, how it works, and who it is for."--Provided by publisher.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0802778720, 9780802778727

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General Note
"Postscript copyright 2013 by Margaret Wertheim"--T. p. verso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"...For the past fifteen years, acclaimed science writer Margaret Wertheim has been collecting the works of Jim Carter and other mavericks and outsiders who invent alternate theories of the universe. By considering the motivations behind their do-it-yourself theories and homemade experiments, Wertheim raises the question of what role an amateur can play in relationship to science. Deeply human, literally fantastical, infused with wit and humor, Physics on the Fringe challenges our conception of what science is, how it works, and who it is for."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Wertheim, M. (2011). Physics on the fringe: smoke rings, circlons, and alternative theories of everything. 1st U.S. ed. New York, Walker & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wertheim, Margaret. 2011. Physics On the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything. New York, Walker & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wertheim, Margaret, Physics On the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything. New York, Walker & Company, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wertheim, Margaret. Physics On the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything. 1st U.S. ed. New York, Walker & Company, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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