The Science Magpie: A Miscellany of Paradoxes, Explications, Lists, Lives and Ephemera from the Wonderful World of Science

The Science Magpie: A Miscellany of Paradoxes, Explications, Lists, Lives and Ephemera from the Wonderful World of Science

Simon Flynn


From the massive Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, The technological know-how Magpie is a compelling number of medical curiosities. extend your wisdom as you view the heritage of the Earth at the face of a clock, tremble on the energy of the Richter scale and degree the rate of sunshine on your kitchen. pass via time with Darwin’s be aware at the professionals and cons of marriage, participate in an 1858 Cambridge examination, meet the African schoolboy with a systematic puzzle named after him and masses extra.

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