101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Scientist

Such as how do headphone wires get so tangled?

170564
Joel Levy

Description

Is running always faster than walking? If you froze your hand in liquid nitrogen and hit it with a hammer, would it shatter? Could you survive in a falling elevator by jumping as it hit the ground? Why can't a fly get out of the toilet?

This fascinating foray into the world of science tackles some perplexing problems that even the brainiest of scientists can't figure out. It presents you with 101 imaginative scenarios – from everyday life to the human body and from the natural world to outer space – and provides the scientific reasons or theories behind why they are possible.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    224
  • Dimensions
    210 x 155 mm
  • ISBN
    9780857625076
  • Code
    170564
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$19.99