The Last Word 2

The Last Word 2

by New Scientist, Spike Gerrell
     
 

Does it really get warmer when it snows? Why doesn't superglue stick to the inside of the tube? How is it possible to uncork a bottle by hitting the bottom? Can you drive through a rainbow? Should you walk or run in the rain? Why does soap make bubblebath collapse?
The leading science weekly the New Scientist runs a popular column, "The Last Word,"

Overview

Does it really get warmer when it snows? Why doesn't superglue stick to the inside of the tube? How is it possible to uncork a bottle by hitting the bottom? Can you drive through a rainbow? Should you walk or run in the rain? Why does soap make bubblebath collapse?
The leading science weekly the New Scientist runs a popular column, "The Last Word," which invites readers to share their questions and curiosities about everyday scientific phenomena. Providing a selection of the most compelling questions and answers from the column, this book covers a wide range of subjects, from plants and animals, to the human body, to gadgets and inventions. Fun and informative, it is fascinating reading for anyone who has ever asked themselves: why is the sky blue?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192862044
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/01/1900
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

The New Scientist is the leading English language science weekly, selling over 120,000 copies. It also publishes on the Internet through its website, www.newscientist.com.

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