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Sidney Perkowitz is professor of physics at Emory University. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Universal Foam
Exploring the Science of Nature's Most Mysterious Substance

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 16, 2001
Price: $12.00

Physicist Sidney Perkowitz, whom the Washington Post calls "a gloriously lucid science writer," exposes the full dimensions of foam in our lives, from cappuccino to the cosmos.

Foam affects the taste of beer, makes shaving easier, insulates take-out coffee cups and NASA space shuttles, controls bleeding in trauma victims, aids in... Read more >
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