How Much Does the Earth Weigh?

How Much Does the Earth Weigh?

by Wiley, Marshall Brain
     
 

From the Experts Who Brought You the Book How Stuff Works Come 101 of the Most Intriguing Questions and Their Fascinating Answers! Have you ever wondered… How many sheets of paper can be produced from a single tree? Why FM radio stations all end in an odd number? What causes a sonic boom? Where the world's fastest computer is located? If you've ever… See more details below

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From the Experts Who Brought You the Book How Stuff Works Come 101 of the Most Intriguing Questions and Their Fascinating Answers! Have you ever wondered… How many sheets of paper can be produced from a single tree? Why FM radio stations all end in an odd number? What causes a sonic boom? Where the world's fastest computer is located? If you've ever scratched your head and thought, "why?," you'll love How Much Does the Earth Weigh? With more than 100 of the most popular questions culled from the intriguing "Question of the Day" segment of HowStuffWorks.com, this fun book answers questions you never even thought to ask. Written in Marshall Brain's award-winning style, this book explains in language you can understand the complexities behind some of the world's imponderables. You'll never look at a light socket, gas pump, or Web page the same way again! Praise for HowStuffWorks.com "A+" —Entertainment Weekly Online 1999 50 Best of the Web —Popular Science Magazine Best of the Web 2000 —Forbes Magazine "A+" —Washington Post Online Pick of the Week —Yahoo! Super Site —TBS Superstation 1999 Reference Site of the Year —LibrarySpot.com For further intriguing content, visit www.HowStuffWorks.com Visit Hungry Minds at www.HungryMinds.com

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764565199
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
How Stuff Works Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.07(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.77(d)

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