Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From DAcjAn Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in aThe Explainera and aMondayas Medical Mythsa sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and popular and hard core science. Sections include: animals and agriculture, body, climate and energy, medical myths, mind and brain, research and technology, and more. Expert authors combine facts, analysis, new ideas and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable in just a few short pages. This book is for the curious, those with a thirst for answers, and those with a fascination of how phenomena, new technologies and current issues in our daily lives work.How does it work? The Global ... The satellites are owned by the US Department of Defence, but anyone witha receiver can use the signals fromthem. For the receiver to work, it needsto be ableto a#39;seea#39; fourof thesatellites. Whenyou turn on youranbsp;...
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