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    • ISBN:9781473651319
    • Publication date:01 Sep 2016

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?

And 114 Other Questions

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The second New Scientist Christmas book from its million-selling series, which explores everything from why our hair turns grey to whether bumblebees really defy the laws of physics

From the phenomenal New Scientist series, with over 2,500,000 copies sold

The second compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the phenomenal success of Does Anything Eat Wasps? - the Christmas 2005 surprise bestseller - Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? includes answers to the most fascinating, trivial, idiosyncratic, baffling and strange questions in popular science.

Ever wondered why we have fingerprints? Or whether bumblebees really defy the laws of physics when they fly? And why are eggs egg-shaped? And dogs' noses black? Why do our eyes water when we cut onions? Why doesn't superglue stick to the inside of its tube?

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? is popular science at its most entertaining and enlightening.

Biographical Notes

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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  • ISBN: 9781473651302
  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2016
  • Page count: 240
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