Eureka!

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Could you surf down an erupting volcano? Why don’t penguins’ feet freeze? Are you breathing the same air as Leonardo da Vinci? Are there any green mammals? If you’ve ever wondered why tigers have stripes and pineapples have spikes, how to escape quicksand, what would happen if the moon vanished, and why cats (nearly) always land on their feet – you’ve come to the right place.

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Introduced by Jim Al-Khalili

Could you surf down an erupting volcano?

Why do zebras have stripes?

Are you breathing the same air as Leonardo da Vinci?

Are there any green mammals?

Why do pineapples have spikes?

Why do songs get stuck in your head?

What happens when black holes collide?

Can you extract your DNA?

New Scientist has been a treasure trove of fascinating and surprising questions and answers for over a decade. From how to measure the speed of light using chocolate, to why dogs howl at sirens, Eureka! brings together 365 mindblowing questions, fascinating facts and exciting experiments.

If you’ve ever wondered how to escape quicksand, what would happen if the moon vanished, and why cats (nearly) always land on their feet, you’ve come to the right place.

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Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15.4 × 3.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

416

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

502 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K