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The New York Times book of science questions & answers

Author: C Claiborne Ray
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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Answers 200 questions about everyday scientific occurrences drawn from a column in "The New York Times."
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ray, C. Claiborne.
New York Times book of science questions and answers.
New York : Anchor Books, ©1997
(OCoLC)639842105
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Claiborne Ray
ISBN: 038548660X 9780385486606
OCLC Number: 35688072
Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The earth below : the material world --
The sky above : Weather report --
By the sea --
Heavens! the view from spaceship earth --
Outward bound : Space travel for beginners --
Man is the measure of all things --
Industrial secrets --
A modern bestiary --
Domestic animals, pets and cats --
Insects, bugs and creepy-crawlies --
It's a jungle out there: plants --
Watch what you put in your mouth --
Sound bodies and unsound bodies --
True lies : old wives' (and husbands') tales and urban legends.
Other Titles: Book of science questions and answers
Responsibility: by C. Claiborne Ray ; drawings by Victoria Roberts.
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Answers 200 questions about everyday scientific occurrences drawn from a column in "The New York Times."

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