Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Penguin Random House, Oct 31, 2016 - Physics - 320 pages
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Physicist and rising BBC star, Dr Helen Czerski explains how familiar, everyday objects can help us to understand the complex physical principles that govern our world.

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About the author (2016)

Helen Czerski was born in Manchester. She is a lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department at University College London. As a physicist she studies the bubbles underneath breaking waves in the open ocean to understand their effects on weather and climate.

Helen regularly presents BBC programmes on physics, the ocean and the atmosphere - recent series include Colour: The Spectrum of Science, Orbit, Operation Iceberg, Super Senses, Dara O'Briain's Science Club, as well as programmes on bubbles, the sun and our weather. She is also a columnist for Focus magazine, shortlisted for PPA columnist of the year in 2014, and has written numerous articles for national newspapers.

She lives in London.

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