Why Don't Spiders Stick to Their Webs? : And 317 Other Everyday Mysteries of Science, Paperback

Why Don't Spiders Stick to Their Webs? : And 317 Other Everyday Mysteries of Science Paperback

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Why can't we tickle ourselves? Which properties give you the best chance of winning Monopoly?

What would happen if you fell into a black hole? Is it possible to hurt your brain if you think too much?

In this entertaining and enlightening tour of day-to-day life, award-winning writer and scientist Robert Matthews tackles everything from the puzzling maths of odd socks to the real 'string theory' mystery: how does string acquire all those unwanted knots?

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9781851689002

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