132 science questions -- and their unexpected answers
More surprising science and fascinating facts from the million-selling New Scientist series.
All science begins with questions...
- Why is the night sky black, even though it's full of stars?
- How do pebbles skim on water?
- Why doesn't your own snoring wake you up?
- And why is the Large Hadron Collider so ... er ... large?
And as these intriguing, imaginative and occasionally bonkers questions and answers drawn from New Scientist magazine's archives show: question everything and you might find your way to amazing, unexpected insights into our minds, bodies and the universe, and the science behind the scenes that keeps them ticking.
As you would expect from New Scientist, this is top-flight science at its most accessible, unpredictable and entertaining. This latest mind-bending addition to the No. 1 bestselling series will fascinate 'Last Word' fans and new readers alike.
Since the first magazine was published in 1956, New Scientist has established a world-beating reputation for exploring and uncovering the latest developments and discoveries in science and technology, placing them in context and exploring what they mean for the future. Each week through a variety of different channels, including print, online, social media and more, New Scientist reaches over four million highly engaged readers - over a million readers for the print magazine alone.
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04 Jul 2016
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