Santa Monica, California, United States
Krzysztof Jargocki. Summer 1967.
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Almost 200 of the most intuition-eluding, seemingly logic-lacking and provocative puzzles you will ever find are presented here. Common sense and scientific reality clash again and again, challenging the preconceptions of the most spirited puzzle enthusiasts.
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More mind-bending fun in physics.The sequel to the popular Mad About Physics, Mad About Modern Physics promises endless hours of entertaining, challenging fun. With detailed answers to hundreds of questions "Are fluorescent lights dangerous to your health?", "What is a fuel cell?", the book is also a treasure trove of fun science trivia. Featuring diagrams and illustrations throughout, this fascinating physics compendium will educate and captivate students, teachers, and science buffs alike.
Christopher studied at the University of Warsaw in Warsaw, Poland in 1962. In four years he was a student of the University of California in Los Angeles, California, United States. He received a degree of the Bachelor of Science in Physics. In 1981 he became a Doctor of Philosophy in the sphere of theoretical physics.
Christopher worked as a freelance translator in Scitran, Inc. in Santa Barbara, California, United States from 1966 to 1976. In this year he became a computer programmer at the Service Bureau Corporation in Inglewood, California, United States. He worked there until 1968. From 1973 to 1976 he was a science writer in Scribner's in New York City, United States. In 1976 he became a system analyst in Interstate Electronics, Inc. in Anaheim, California, United States. He held this position until 1977. In this year he was a president and founder at the Human Potential Institute in Costa Mesa, California, United States. He worked there for two years. In 1981 Christopher became a visiting assistant professor at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He worked there until 1983. In 1991 he became an assistant professor of physics in the Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri, United States. He held this position until 2004. From 2004 to 2011 he was a professor of physics at the Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri, United States.
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Practiced Transcendental Meditation starting in 1975 at the age of 31 until 1981. In June 1981, at 37, was initiated into Siddha Yoga by Swami Muktananda, and over the next several years experienced a profound Kundalini awakening. In September 1986 became a lifelong student of A Course in Miracles, supplemented by a study of A Course of Love beginning in 2002.
Physical Characteristics: Christopher's height is 6' (183 cm). He has brown eyes and brown hair.
Christopher married to Christine Kramarczyk on September 5, 1970 (divorced).