This book is (just like its successor, 'More Random Walks') an absolute delight. It has anecdotes and information from every disciplne of science; some are old, some new; some are by famous people, ... read more
Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire: And Other Papers on the Second Law of Thermodynamics
If I were still teaching, I would put several copies of this book on reserve in the library and require 1st hear grad students to read the essays on Clapeyron and Clausius, so that they might grasp ... read more
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