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Analogies in Physics and Life

Richard M. Weiner

Analogies in Physics and Life

A Scientific Autobiography

by Richard M. Weiner

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic & molecular physics,
  • History of science,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13169877M
    ISBN 109812704701
    ISBN 109789812704702
    OCLC/WorldCa232078886

    He also published a book titled Analogies in Physics and Life, A scientific Autobiography. [1] [11] [12]). Weiner supervised Ph.D. theses by Norbert Stelte, Michael Plümer, Udo Ornik, Fernando Navara, Bernhard Schlei, Nelly Arbex and had as Postdoctoral collaborators among others Sibaji Raha, Apostolos Vourdas, Fred Pottag, Leonid Razumov. Educators Publishing Service offers three analogy workbooks for grades Analogies 1 gives strategies for solving the various types of analogy problems usually found in standardized testing, practice problems, and a glossary of the harder vocabulary words. It is suggested for grades Books 2 and 3 review the problem solving techniques and provide further practice and harder .

    Analogies are ubiquitous in physics. They are used by working physicists, physics teachers, and students learning physics. James Clerk Maxwell explicitly stated his belief that analogies were essential to his own work. In formulating a theory on electrical phenomena, Maxwell claimed: “Instead of usingFile Size: KB. Buy Analogies in physics and life: a scientific autobiography by Weiner, Richard M (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(3).

    The study analized usage of analogies in physics textbooks for Basic and High School in Latvia. Seven physics textbooks are examined by using the descriptive analysis method. The book is mainly based on analogies between scientific principles and laws and everyday life. And they are interesting analogies. But they have all the problems of arguing from analogy: some of the analogies are weak or even non-existent, and if you strain an analogy too far you're unlikely to come to truth/5(65).


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Analogies in Physics and Life by Richard M. Weiner Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book discusses a series of analogy effects in subatomic physics, the prediction and theory of which the author has contributed to in the last 50 years. These phenomena are presented at a level accessible to the non-specialist, without formulae but with emphasis on the personal and historical background: memoirs of meetings, discussions and.

This book discusses a series of analogy effects in subatomic physics, the prediction and theory of which the author has contributed to in the last 50 years. These phenomena are presented at a level accessible to the non-specialist, without formulae but with emphasis on the personal and historical background: memoirs of meetings, discussions and /5(2).

The Quantum Guide to Life: How the Laws of Physics Explain Our Lives from Laziness to Love - Kindle edition by Das, Kunal K. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Quantum Guide to Life: How the Laws of Physics Explain Our Lives from Laziness to Love/5(73).

Get this from a library. Analogies in physics and life: a scientific autobiography. [Richard M Weiner] -- "This book discusses a series of analogy effects in subatomic Analogies in Physics and Life book, the prediction and theory of which the author has contributed to in the last 50 years.

These phenomena are presented at a level. I found this analogy interesting: You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere.

Why did you spill the coffee. "Well because someone bumped into me, of cours. Get this from a library. Analogies in physics and life: a scientific autobiography.

[Richard M Weiner] -- Noncommutative geometry is a novel approach which is opening up new possibilities for geometry from a mathematical viewpoint.

It is also. Analogies play a fundamental role in science. To understand how and why, at a given moment, a certain analogy was used, one has to know the specific, historical circumstances under which the new idea was developed.

This historical background is never presented in scientific articles and quite Pages: The book gives a broad account of basic physics, relevant for the applications and various applications from properties of proteins to processes in the cell to wider themes such as the brain, the origin of life and evolution.

Shortcut: How Analogies Reveal Connections, Spark Innovation, and Sell Our Greatest Ideas (Hardcover) by. A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo (Kindle Edition) by. Jill Twiss (Goodreads Author) (shelved 1 time as analogy) Rate this book. Richard M. Weiner is the author of Analogies in Physics and Life ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Aufstand der Denkcomputer ( a 2/5(1).

As a result of discussion, a consensus was achieved for the remaining 18 classifications (% of classifications). An average of analogies was found in each book.

It was seen that the fewest analogies (8) were in book A, and the most (16) were in book C (Table 1). Analogies In Physics And Life: A Scientific Autobiography by Richard M. Weiner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.2/5(1).

Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, Vol Issue 1, Article 5, p.2 (Jun., ) Dundar YENE R A study on analogies presented in high school physics textbooks. The notion is widespread among teachers, especially at the introductory levels of physics, that use of analogies to get across concepts is a "good thing." Actually, I (who have taught both introductory and advanced courses) think that it's a very risky practice, which usually leads to concepts, ideas and thinking habits that must later be.

His life story is filled with physics mentors with serious jazz chops as well as encounters with “physics-enthusiast musicians” such as Yusef Lateef, Ornette Coleman, and Brian Eno. Alexander likens theoretical physics to jazz improvisation and discusses the ways that being a jazz musician has benefited his own theories.5/5(2).

highlighted in the book Analogy is as the Fuel and Analogies from life. This group can be illustrated by the papers ìUsing Analogies in Teaching Physics: A Study on Latvian Teachers.

If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. The real work in physics comes from figuring out where the analogies fail, and finding ways to patch or extend the simple models to cover situations where the analogy is.

The analogy is a powerful tool to explain even apparently hard physics concepts. By substituting a complex system with one closer to one's experience, we allow the listener to construct a mental image which is the basis of a successful understanding of the properties or behaviour of the system being discussed.

In order to make analogies with quantum physics, I am going to use the propensity interpretation developed above. I am also going to assume a view of mind that is in part phenomenological (after Bergson especially), and in part influenced by (a few of) the problems of cognitive modelling and the recognition of the complexity of even apparently.

The hard cover book is nicely edited ." (Roland Carchon, Physicalia, Vol. 57 (3), ) "The authors devote their new book to the striking analogies between classical and quantum physics. the authors wish to show that the classical and quantum worlds share many common concepts despite striking differences.

.Chapter 6: Analogies in the History of Science Introduction The past two chapters are the bulk of the dissertation – starting with the properties of generated analogies in science (that is, the phenomenology) and then addressing an ontology of mind to account for these properties.

In this chapter, I introduce the ways in.The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone combines mathematics and analogies to bring the theories of quantum physics to every mind.

The book is direct and easy to read for those who are beginning to explore quantum physics. The book provides the history of the men who discovered and explored the mechanics of quantum physics.