Item Name & Description: a signed copy of How to Teach Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel.
This pop science book explains quantum physics through imaginary conversations with the author's dog Emmy, which are followed by human-oriented explanations. Booklist said, "Emmy's attempts to apply her new knowledge practically (to catch squirrels and bunnies) keeps the conversation moving. It's hard to imagine a better way for the mathematically and scientifically challenged, in particular, to grasp basic quantum physics."
Winner picks between the U.S. first edition hardcover and the following foreign editions: Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (traditional), Korean, and Turkish.
Starting Bid: $5.
Notes: Posted on behalf of the author; signing and personalization available.
Bidding starts Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. EST (GMT -5) and ends Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
- Offer: How to Teach Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel (signed)