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The science of everyday life : an entertaining and enlightening examination of everything we do and everything we see

Author: Len Fisher
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a scientific look at everyday activities, including the art and science of dunking, how to boil an egg, how to tally a supermarket bill, the science behind hand tools, catching a ball or throwing a boomerang, and the physics of sex.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Len Fisher
ISBN: 9781611450514 1611450519
OCLC Number: 679921135
Description: xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The art and science of dunking --
How does a scientist boil an egg? --
The Tao of tools --
How to add up your supermarket bill --
How to throw a boomerang --
Catch as catch can --
Bath foam, beer foam, and the meaning of life --
A question of taste --
The physics of sex --
Appendix 1. Mayer, Joule, and the concept of energy --
Appendix 2. The effect of temperature on food molecules.
Responsibility: Len Fisher.

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Uses the science of everyday life to illustrate amazing, but invisible scientific principles. . . . Puts the fizz in physics. Entertainment...  Read more...

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