Fizyx for Felines: A Physics Textbook for the Curious Cat

Chapter 2 – Excerpt 2

Posted in Uncategorized by skonabrittain on 26 March, 2010

The next excerpt from Chapter 2 is fairly mathematical. It introduces the concepts of centripetal force and torque.     (more…)

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Chapter 2 – Excerpt 1

Posted in Uncategorized by skonabrittain on 19 March, 2010

In Chapter 2, we are no longer restricted to motion in a straight line, but take into account all that twisting and turning that can get you out of tight places. This first excerpt includes the French mathematician and philosopher René Descartes, famous for connecting algebra to geometry and infamous for throwing a cat out of a window.     (more…)

Chapter 1 – Excerpt 6

Posted in Uncategorized by skonabrittain on 12 March, 2010

This is the last excerpt from Chapter 1 and also the shortest one.     (more…)

Chapter 1 – Excerpt 5

Posted in Uncategorized by skonabrittain on 5 March, 2010

Newton’s Third Law, Linear Momentum, and Unusual Feline Recreation.     (more…)