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Physics for Babies? Books That Expand Science Understanding

KQED News Mind/Shift – Julie Depenbrock

“The books introduce subjects like rocket science, quantum physics and general relativity — with bright colors, simple shapes and thick board pages perfect for teething toddlers. The books make up the Baby University series — and each one begins with the same sentence and picture — This is a ball — and then expands on the titular concept. In the case of general relativity: This ball has mass. But some of the topics Ferrie covers are tough for even grown-ups to comprehend. (I mean, quantum physics? Come on.) A firm grasp of rocket science isn’t really the point, Barrales-Saylor says.”(more)

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