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Philip Morrison discusses the arithmetic of large and small numbers, the geometry of size, and the nature of length, area and volume.
Could Gulliver have eaten the food of 1728 Lilliputians? Philip Morris explores big and small systems, using mice, men and elephants as models.
Philip Morrison studies the walking, running, floating, and swimming, by large animals and small, and in man-made vehicles of all kinds.
What would our technology look like if we were the size of men in Gulliver's voyages?
From the arithmetic of ratios to the science of numbers themselves, Philip Morris explores the importance of small and large numbers.
By working with scales, we have seen that the laws of mechanics and electricity are not the only laws of physics. In the final lecture, Philip Morris explores a new physics, voyaging far beyond where Gulliver's ship could sail.
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