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The Quirks & quarks question book : 101 answers to listeners' questions

Author: Bob McDonald
Publisher: Toronto : M & S, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of the most puzzling questions asked in the last ten years in the popular CBC Radio One weekly science program Quirks & quarks are answered by Canadian scientists and researchers from all scientific disciplines. A question about the difference of gravity forces on the Earth and on the Moon is answered by Leah Braithwaite of the Canadian Space Agency.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Miscellanées
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Quirks & quarks question book.
Toronto : M & S, 2002
(OCoLC)48417304
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob McDonald
ISBN: 9781551994123 1551994127
OCLC Number: 761717624
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Rivers, rocks, and raptors : geography, geology, and archaeology --
2. Brains, bones, and behaviour : physiology and the human body --
3. Fur and fangs : biology and the animal kingdom --
4. Creepers and crawlers : the insect world --
5. Solids and surfaces : materials science --
6. Puzzles and problems : the world of physics --
7. Sizzling suns and magnificent moons : space science and astronomy --
8. Hail and hurricanes : environmental science and weather.
Other Titles: Quirks and quarks question book
Responsibility: introduced by Bob McDonald.

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A selection of the most puzzling questions asked in the last ten years in the popular CBC Radio One weekly science program Quirks & quarks are answered by Canadian scientists and researchers from all scientific disciplines. A question about the difference of gravity forces on the Earth and on the Moon is answered by Leah Braithwaite of the Canadian Space Agency.

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