Science: Kitchen Physics

Brilliant Physicist Ira Maximilian Freeman, who took his University of Chicago Ph.D. in 1928 when only 22, spends most of his time on abstruse equations of quantum theory. But Dr. Freeman is also a teacher (at Central College, Chicago), would like to explain science to the average citizen, dispel its "mysteries and marvels." In his latest book, Invitation to Experiment, published last week (Dutton; $2.50), he lures his readers into kitchen and bathroom, where they can dope out for themselves "the things that make the universe tick." With clever drawings and photographs, he simplifies molecular motion, gravitation, optics, everything in physics...

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