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Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions (Paperback)
  • Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions (Paperback)

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 05/10/2006
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Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? is the latest 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 - this new collection includes recent answers never before published in book form, and also old favourites from the column's early days. Yet again, many seemingly simple questions turn out to have complex answers. And some that seem difficult have a very simple explanation. New Scientist's 'Last Word' is regularly voted the magazine's most popular section as it celebrates all questions - the trivial, idiosyncratic, baffling and strange. This new selection of the best is popular science at its most entertaining and enlightening.

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781861978769

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“Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?”

I purchased this book along with another. A house full of whispers I enjoyed both books equally; the questions were simple enough the answers even simpler in some instances. Now I know why the penguin's feet... More

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“Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?”

Full of useful questions and answers that I've often thought about but had no idea of the answer. Hilarious in parts.

10th January 2007
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