Everyday Wonders: Encounters with the Astonishing World Around Us
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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