Mad About Modern Physics : Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities This book of almost 250 puzzles begins where our first book, Mad
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ended—with the physics of the late nineteenth and early twentieth
centuries. The Michelson-Morley experiment of 1887, the
challenges posed by atomic spectra and blackbody radiation, the
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This timely book, A Matrix Handbook for Statisticians, provides a comprehensive, encyclopedic treatment of matrices as they relate to both statistical concepts and methodologies. Written by an experienced authority on matrices and...