Contents of the July/August 2000 issue of Quantum
by N. Dolbilin
When the whole is the sum of its parts.
Catching Up on Rays and Waves
by Albert Stasenko
A rhapsody on wavelengths and the Stefan-Boltzmann law.
The Borsuk-Ulam Theorem
by M. Krein and A. Nudelman
Horsing around with continuous functions on a circle.
Algebraic and Transcendental Numbers
by N. Feldman
Thought-provoking for thousands of years.
At the Blackboard I: Sharing a Point
by I. Sharygin
Physics Contest: Batteries and Bulbs
by Larry D. Kirkpatrick and Arthur Eisenkraft
Kaleidoscope: Geometric Surprises
At the Blackboard III: The Enigmatic Magnetic Force
by E. Romishevsky
In the Lab: Can You Carry Water in a Sieve?
by A. Dozorov
Looking Back: Ernst Abbe and "Carl Zeiss"
by A. Vasilyev
by Don Piele
How Do You Figure?: Challenges in Physics and Math
Brainteasers: Just for the Fun of It!Check out this sample!
Crisscross ScienceScientific crossword puzzle.
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