"Plunges into the Universe" is your anecdote to boring science text books. Uncle John and his loony lab partners will take you back to the Big Bang and forward to the distant future. You ll see the science in everything around (and inside) you, and learn the truth about the most egregious science myths (such as you can t sweat like a pig because pigs don t sweat). How many amazing facts await your visual cortex in these 494 pages made up of atoms (print version) or bits and bytes (e-book)? As Carl Sagan would have said, Billions and Billions! So put on your thinking cap and check out Pluto deniedKitchen chemistryFootball gets physics-alPlanet Earth s sudden hot flashesFood s incredible journey through youThe science of surfing, skating, and snowboardingHow they plugged the hole in the ozone layerHow defenseless animals stay aliveSci-fi that s more fi than sciAncient astronomersKnow your clouds"And much, much more!""
Publisher: Portable Press