By Rhett Allain
One other indignant Birds nationwide Geographic mash-up! This enjoyable, enticing paperback makes use of offended Birds to provide an explanation for the physics at paintings within the world--and in the back of the preferred video game.
National Geographic's trademark technology blends with offended Birds' liked leisure to take readers into the realm of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains simple medical rules in enjoyable, available methods; the offended Birds come alongside for the trip to demonstrate suggestions we see within the genuine world--as good as within the offended Birds video games. full of technological know-how and a feeling of humor, this booklet will increase readers' realizing of the realm and the way it works--and it will probably simply increase their offended Birds ratings besides.
Rovio studying is understood for participating with a number of medical and academic associations, resembling the nationwide Geographic Society and NASA. the new collaboration with CERN brings quantum physics to the achieve of kids. there is not any topic that youngsters cannot research - whilst the medium is age-appropriate, enjoyable and interesting!
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