November 4th, 2015 — Santa Fe, NM — Rocket scientist and author, Dr. Claude Phipps announces publication of his book “No Wonder You Wonder!: Great Inventions and Scientific Mysteries” written to satisfy the curious and encourage STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) interest. In “No Wonder You Wonder!” Phipps shares his enthusiasm for science with the rest of us, probing the major phenomena of our physical world while clarifying causes and effects.
With tongue-in-cheek humor and an abundance of illustrations Phipps demystifies basic physical principles. Chapters are short, but give the teen, parent, or science trivia fan an entertaining understanding of technology and science.
Book Chapters written to make the complex simple include fun, fresh, and informative perspectives on: What is Science and What is not?, Einstein, Weird Reality, Who Did It First, Modern Science & Engineering, Why Is the Sky Blue? The Night Sky Black?, Machines, Lighter Than Air Flight, Electricity, Drones, Jets & Rockets, Electromagnetic Waves, Electronics, Biology, Optics, Lasers, and even Religion.
Advance praise for “No Wonder You Wonder!:” includes:
“From beginning to end, and with laugh after laugh, I enjoyed every single word of this remarkable book. Phipps is a hell of a good writer, and the kind of physics teacher that I would have loved as a young student. No Wonder You Wonder! can be engrossing for anyone with a bit of curiosity, not just the scientific minded.” – Christophe Bonnal, Chief Engineer, CNES (French Space Agency)
“No Wonder You Wonder is a fantastic book. Covering topics such as space, matter, and the energy within the universe, this book does an excellent job of clarifying these topics. It’s a great read for young scientists and aspiring physicists.” – August R., high school freshman
The “No Wonder You Wonder!” book is full color, 330 pages and available in digital and paperback editions from your local bookstore, or Amazon http://amzn.to/1EFQTMz. For institutional and quantity orders contact Springer directly: John.Woolsey@springer.com. Re-sellers should contact Teri Yoshiuchi: Teri.Yoshiuchi@springer.com.
About Claude Phipps – Dr. Phipps is an accomplished research scientist with a distinguished career built upon advanced degrees in Plasma Physics and Electrical Engineering. His work history includes: chairing the annual High Power Laser Ablation Symposia in Santa Fe, inventing a UV laser space debris clearing system, and conducting Laser-surface interactions research at NASA in addition to advanced optical and photonics projects at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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