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Why can't elephants jump? and 113 more science science questions

Author: Mick O'Hare
Publisher: London : Profile, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Questions and answers taken from the Last Word page of New Scientist magazine.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick O'Hare
ISBN: 9781846683985 184668398X 9781605982618 160598261X
OCLC Number: 642288834
Notes: "More questions and answers from the popular 'Last Word' column."
At head of cover title: New scientist.
Description: 233 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Food and drink --
Our bodies --
Domestic science --
Plants and animals --
Our planet, our solar system --
Weird weather --
Troublesome transport --
Best of the rest.
Other Titles: New scientist.
Responsibility: edited by Mick O'Hare.

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