The handy science answer book

Front Cover
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Science and Technology Dept
Visible Ink Press, 1994 - Science - 523 pages
2 Reviews
"Fascinating stuff. Most readers will have hours of fun just picking pages at random". -- Pittsburgh magazineCan any bird fly upside down? Is white gold really gold? In response to reader requests, this new edition of our bestselling Handy Science answers hundreds of new sci-tech questions, from the inner workings of the human body to outer space and from math and computers to planes, trains and automobiles. Nearly 1,250 answers -- compiled from the ready-reference files of the Science and Technology Department of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- including some old favorites we've updated and expanded.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: The Handy Science Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book)

User Review  - Terri - Goodreads

I've perused the latest edition. Would take several months to read the whole thing because it's all facts. However, I'm thinking of buying this to keep around the house for grandkids to use and it's interesting in small doses. Read full review

Review: The Handy Science Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book)

User Review  - Morgan - Goodreads

I read this book over and over as a kid. I was fascinated by the quirky questions and surprising answers. I dare to say that I would not have been as good of a science student, if not for this book. Read full review



19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information