No Wonder You Wonder!: Great Inventions and Scientific Mysteries

No Wonder You Wonder!: Great Inventions and Scientific Mysteries


This publication explores and explains clinical mysteries and rules, leavened with tongue-in-cheek humor and an abundance of illustrations. Chapters are brief, yet supply an realizing of expertise and technological know-how no longer on hand somewhere else. Questions include:

• What holds a satellite tv for pc up whereas it is going round the Earth?

• Why is the sky (made out of transparent air!) blue rather than eco-friendly, or simply black as evening just like the sky that prime altitude jumper Felix Baumgartner saw?

• How is laser gentle various from “normal” light?

• Did Columbus fairly become aware of that the Earth is round?

• Which one invention will veritably live to tell the tale our civilization?

• Why can’t you commute again in time? 

If you regularly consider embarrassed since you don’t have a clue approximately lasers, the variation among volts, amps and watts, or how jet planes quite paintings – yet you must comprehend the actual ideas of our glossy global, even if you’re an adolescent or a mum or dad – this booklet is for you!

To comprehend the fundamentals of quantum mechanics, or of protons, neutrons and electrons, you don’t want algebra, calculus,

or loads of equations or technical buzzwords. Too many of us were soured on technology through technological know-how academics who've made easy innovations look advanced. This booklet is the antidote: all it calls for is your curiosity. 

Advance compliment for No ask yourself You Wonder!: 

“From starting to finish, and with chortle after snicker, I loved each note of this outstanding e-book. Phipps is a hell of an outstanding author, and the type of physics instructor that i'd have enjoyed as a tender pupil. No ask yourself You ask yourself could be engrossing for someone with just a little interest, not only the clinical minded.” – Christophe Bonnal, leader Engineer, CNES (French area Agency) 

“No ask yourself You ask yourself is a fa

ntastic publication. masking issues reminiscent of area, subject, and the strength in the universe, this booklet does a very good activity of clarifying those themes. it is a nice learn for younger scientists and aspiring physicists.” – August R., highschool freshman

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