Everyday Wonders: Encounters with the Astonishing World Around Us

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Contemporary Books, 1993 - Mathematics - 363 pages
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In 30 essays--filled with anecdotes and illustrations--Evans takes such commonplace concepts as gravity, water, and breath and turns them into delightfully documented adventures. Exclusive interviews with Stephen Jay Gould, Linus Pauling, and other creative and articulate scientists add an extra dimension. Photos. Line drawings. Puzzles.

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