Get Ahead in ... PHYSICS

By Tom Whipple

Illustrated by James Davies

One of the first in an exciting new series from Tom Whipple – the award-winning Science Editor of The Times.

Here are all the essentials for GCSE Physics in a book you can start and finish, without falling asleep in the middle! Study magnetism via floating frogs, the particle model of matter via farting cows and energy via a hapless dinosaur – and learn about radiation through the example of a 20’s speak-easy, where people drank glow-in-the-dark cocktails (until their jaws fell off). Each section includes a bullet-summary and, for curious minds and clever-clogs, bonus mini-chapters exploring fascinating, extracurricular science: everything from Schrödinger's cat to quantum mechanics. With words by Tom Whipple, Science Editor at The Times and debut children's author, and pictures by rising star James Davies, this is the first in a series of fresh, funny and much-needed study-aids.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 12+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406388244
  • Published: 06 Feb 2020
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 208

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'An extract from Get Ahead in … Physics was featured in The Time’s and The Irish Times’ new series ‘Homeschooling for Adults’.' The Times

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