The Where, the Why, and the How

The Where, the Why, and the How

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A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a celebration of the wonder that inspires every new discovery. Featuring work by such contemporary luminaries as Lisa Congdon, Jen Corace, Neil Farber, Susie Ghahremani, Jeremyville, and many more, this is a work of scientific and artistic exploration to pique the interest of both the intellectually and imaginatively curious.Strange as it may seem, the whirling column of wind that creates tornadoes often gets its start when winds near the ground have a slow speed ... This is similar to the way you might lift a log at one end while the other end stays on the ground.

Title:The Where, the Why, and the How
Author:Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski
Publisher:Chronicle Books - 2012-09-14


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