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Big bangs

Author: Beverley Macdonald; Andrew Weldon
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. ; [London] : Allen & Unwin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A humorous look at explosions in nature and those caused by humans, including gunpowder, guns and explosives, nuclear reactions and atomic warfare, lightning, thunder and storms, volcanic eruptions, and cosmology and the big bang theory. Also sidetracks into related topics that are interesting and bizarre.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Macdonald; Andrew Weldon
ISBN: 1865083542 9781865083544
OCLC Number: 46394185
Description: 180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Beverley Macdonald ; cartoons by Andrew Weldon.

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Explores the history and science of man-made and natural explosions, including volcanoes, lightning, gunpowder, nuclear bombs and big bangs in astronomy. With gruesome anecdotes and fictional  Read more...

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'witty and vastly entertaining' - Viewpoint, Spring 2002'a fun book scattered with wonderful cartoons... should be mandatory reading in primary schools.' - Michael Ruffles (age 17), 'Vibe', The Read more...

 
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