Explore the science behind the important universal questions that plague our minds Questions like: How does fidgeting help you lose weight? Do your ears really grow bigger as you get older? Which animal is the fastest eater? Why are suicidal cells essential for life? Did a guy named Murphy actually come up with Murphya²s law? Can people really be allergic to sex or water? Discover the answers to these and many more curiosities of science with Karl Kruszelnickia²s unique fusion of bizarre yet amazingly true scientific facts. Karl Kruszelnicki (Sydney, Australia) is the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney and he lectures throughout Australia. Hea²s also been a scientist, a medical doctor, an engineer, a car mechanic, a television weatherman, and a roadie for Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. He enjoys telling people about the wonders of science through radio, television, the Internet (check out his Web site at: http://www.abc.net.au/science/k2) and his many books.NUMBER? Actors are linked to Bacon, while mathematicians are linked to Erdos Very few people are linked to both ... That means, by my calculations, there are about five ^successful* attempts to break into Pentagon systems every year.
|Title||:||Fidgeting Fat, Exploding Meat & Gobbling Whirly Birds and Other Delicious Science Moments|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons Incorporated - 2000-05-19|