The Freak Observer

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Carolrhoda Lab, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 202 pages
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Suffering from a crippling case of post-traumatic stress disorder, sixteen-year-old Loa Lindgren tries to use her problem solving skills, sharpened in physics and computer programming, to cure herself.
 

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User Review  - lilibrarian - LibraryThing

Loa's sister died of a congential condition, and her family is still trying to recover. Loa feels like the center of her world is gone and she, like her parents, must find her new position in the universe. Read full review

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User Review  - wiremonkey - LibraryThing

There are some books that you do an unkindness to when you read them too fast. I think this might be one of those books. Although I love thinking about physics, especially the quantum kind, I don't ... Read full review

Contents

Classical Lessons In Pressure And Force
1
Conservation Of Energy
10
Applied Ballistics
23
The Veil Nebula
30
Evolutionary Developmental Biology EvoDevo
38
Logical Problem Solving StepByStep
45
Orbital Physics
52
Collision Of Elastic Bodies
59
Censorship Causes Blindness
118
Cartoon Physics
128
Practice In Visualization
136
Extra Credit
140
Field Of View
150
POE Process Of Elimination
161
Les Étoiles Filantes
169
Threat Simulation Theory
177

The Sum Of All Forces In A System Equals Zero
67
A Philosophical Zombie
73
Dark Matter
85
Constructive Interference
96
Features Of The Summer Sky
107
RIP Dolly The Sheep 19962003
114
Schrödingers Cat The PETA Prohibition
184
False Positives
194
Acknowledgments
202
Back Cover
204
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Blythe Woolston is a reader. Right now, she makes her living indexing scholarly books. She has also worked as a writing teacher, library clerk, and production coordinator for a computer book publisher. Writing books is a new way for her to love reading.