The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey

The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey

Roger Highfield


CAN REINDEER FLY? WHY IS SANTA CLAUS fats? may SCIENTISTS CLONE the suitable CHRISTMAS TREE? was once THE superstar OF BETHLEHEM fairly A COMET? WHY IS RUDOLPH'S nostril pink? HOW DOES SANTA be able to convey provides TO AN expected 842 MILLION families in one evening? WHAT may WE DO to assure A WHITE CHRISTMAS each year? those are one of the questions explored in an irresistibly witty ebook that illuminates the loved rituals, legends, and icons of Christmas from a distinct and interesting viewpoint: technology.

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