Why Can't Elephants Jump?: And 113 Other Tantalizing Science Questions Answered (New Scientist)

Why Can't Elephants Jump?: And 113 Other Tantalizing Science Questions Answered (New Scientist)


From the editors that introduced you Why do not Penguins' toes Freeze? and Do Sparrows Like Bach?, an exploration of the bizarre and beautiful margin of science―the most up-to-date within the great New Scientist series.

What’s the garage capability of the human mind in gigabytes? Why is frozen milk yellow? Why do flamingos stand on one leg? And why can’t elephants bounce? Is it simply because elephants are too huge or heavy (after all, they are saying hippos and rhinos can play hopscotch)? Or is it simply because their knees face the opposite direction? Or do they only wait until eventually no one’s having a look? learn this excellent new compilation to determine. this is often renowned technology at its such a lot soaking up and enjoyable.

the former titles within the New Scientist sequence were foreign bestsellers and bought over million copies among them. here's one other superb number of clever, witty, and infrequently remarkable solutions to a marvelous variety of technological know-how questions.

Show sample text content

Download sample