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    The Wave Watcher's Companion: From Ocean Waves to Light Waves Via Shock Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations (Hardback) By (author) Gavin Pretor-Pinney, Illustrated by David Rooney, Illustrated by Graham White

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    DescriptionGet ready for a global journey like none other-a passionate enthusiast's exploration of waves that begins with a massive surfable cloud and ends with the majestic Pacific ocean, making side trips along the way to reveal the ups and downs of brain waves, radio waves, infrared waves, microwaves, shock waves, light waves, and much more.


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    Title
    The Wave Watcher's Companion
    Subtitle
    From Ocean Waves to Light Waves Via Shock Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gavin Pretor-Pinney, Illustrated by David Rooney, Illustrated by Graham White
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 449 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780399534263
    ISBN 10: 0399534261
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14280
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI067000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.4
    BIC subject category V2: PHDS
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000
    B&T Approval Code: A53010000, A50890000
    DC22: 530.12/4, 530.124
    DC21: 530.124
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QC157 .P74 2010
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Perigee Books
    Imprint name
    Perigee Books
    Publication date
    06 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Gavin Pretor-Pinney is a renowned journalist and cofounder of The Idler magazine in England. A former science nerd and a graduate of Oxford University, he has been obsessed with clouds since childhood. His writing has appeared in The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and elsewhere. Based in London and Somerset, Gavin is the founder and chair of The Cloud Appreciation Society. Visit their website at www.cloudappreciationsociety.org.