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The Science of Everyday Life

Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

By Marty Jopson

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Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 17 September 2015
Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out? In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.

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The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.

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Written by Marty Jopson, the presenter of the science and technology on The One Show on BBC1 and is a live-show performer, writer and all-round Science BlokeA fascinating and accessible guide to chemistry and physics using the everyday objects around usAddresses fascinating conundrums such as: How do slinky toys work? Why does wine go off and can you stop it? Why does thunder rumble? and How can boomerangs fly and return to the thrower?

EAN: 9781782434184
ISBN: 1782434186
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Dimensions: 20.07 x 12.7 x 2.79 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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