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Offer: How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog by Chad Orzel (signed)
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kate_nepveu wrote in con_or_bust
Item Name & Description: a signed copy of How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog by Chad Orzel.

This pop science book explains special and general relativity through imaginary conversations with the author's dog Emmy, which are followed by human-oriented explanations. Booklist said, "With canine humor and math- or physics-related jokes, Orzel keeps readers interested, while teaching the elements of physics that we promptly forgot after we took the test"; Kirkus said that the central concept of relativity "sounds trivial but leads to weird if delightfully comprehensible phenomena, provided someone like Orzel delivers a clear explanation of why."

This will be released in trade paperback on February 28, 2012.

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.

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Oops -- please re-bid by hitting "reply" under the current last bid, which is currently at this link, or (if new bids have come in since this comment) will be at the bottom of the thread?

This way the prior bidder knows they've been outbid. Thanks!

** never mind, the prior bidder wants to raise you, so see the next reply to your comment!

Edited at 2012-02-24 04:39 am (UTC)

Huh, I'd like to counter-bid on Subj Woofer's offer. What do we do now?

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