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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?
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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?
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  • ISBN-13: 9780192862044
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/1/1900
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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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