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Jones, David E. H
The aha! moment : a scientist's take on creativity / David Jones
Alternate Title Scientist's take on creativity
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  Q172.5.C74 J66 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Creative ability in science
Creative ability -- Miscellanea
Scientists -- Psychology
Physical Description xii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-254) and index
Contents A theory of creativity -- The creative environment -- Thoughts on the random-ideas generator -- Intuition and odd notions -- Creativity in scientific papers -- Heat and gravity -- Astronomical musings -- Rotating things -- Explosions and fuses -- Tricks with optics -- Properties of materials -- Physical phenomena I have noticed -- Odd notions I have played with -- Literary information -- Inventions we need but don't have -- A list of silly questions -- A short guide to being creative

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