15 June 2010

NEUTRON STAR by Larry Niven: Sci-fi (science fiction) books make Science fun

Read Larry Niven's famous science fiction story NEUTRON STAR, about a mystery force that killed Drs. Peter and Sonya Laskin, a husband-and-wife team of scientists.
That same force is now trying to kill our hero, Beowulf Schaefer.
Can you find out what the mystery force is before he does?
What should he do to keep alive?

10 June 2010

Read Michael Faraday's Original lectures on Physics

Can you balance a bucket full of water so that it hangs off the edge of a table without falling?
Michael Faraday can.

See the intriguing solution,
and his thoughts on all aspects of Physics,
from one of the most famous Physicists in history.