How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles: 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science

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A book of 100 fascinating science puzzles perfect for astounding friends, impressing party guests, and annoying relatives

A book for the curious, this engaging read takes a slightly different look at puzzle questions—every one is based exclusively on real world science. Using scientific principles, it teaches why a golf ball has dimples, why feet feel cold on a wooden floor, and how to get an egg into a bottle, among other fun and ...

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Overview

A book of 100 fascinating science puzzles perfect for astounding friends, impressing party guests, and annoying relatives

A book for the curious, this engaging read takes a slightly different look at puzzle questions—every one is based exclusively on real world science. Using scientific principles, it teaches why a golf ball has dimples, why feet feel cold on a wooden floor, and how to get an egg into a bottle, among other fun and challenging activities. It also includes a glossary of science related terms for the non-rocket scientists interested in purchasing the book, and the answer to each problem explains the scientific principle behind the solution in clear and concise terms.

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"This is a book that will engross the curious and the mischievous along with their friends and family while feeding them a bit of science at the same time." —SanFranciscoBookReview.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847325273
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 641,168
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Erwin Brecher has written 22 books, including Challenging Science Puzzles and Lateral Logic Puzzles. He is a member of Mensa. Mike Gerrard is an award-winning travel author who has written Colors of Paris, Greece, and Top 10 Paris, among others.

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