Light Elements: Essays in Science from Gravity to Levity

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Random House, 1991 - Science - 224 pages
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Essays discuss global warming, gorilla communication, pets, insects, mummification, jukeboxes, revenge, aversion responses, fertility, dentistry, chocolate, inventions, velcro, proverbs, and punctuation

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"Light Elements" was, for some years, a monthly feature in the popular-science magazine "Discover." Each month Judith Stone, a magazine feature writer rather than a scientist or science journalist per ... Read full review

Light elements: essays in science from gravity to levity

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Stone may be the Erma Bombeck of science writing. In this collection of humorous essays, most of which are from her monthly Discover magazine column of the same name, she depicts the kinks and quirks ... Read full review


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Judith Stone is Adjunct Professor of Biology at Suffolk County Community College. She is the co-author of the successful Coloring Guide to Anatomy and Physiology and Atlas of Skeletal Muscles. Judith works on the College Board Achievement Test in Biology. Judith and her husband, Robert, have combined teaching experience of over 30 years.

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