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By Robert L. Wolke

realize how cricket chirps can let us know the temperature, why you cannot unburn a fit, why ice floats, and a bunch of mysteries of contemporary dwelling — together with a few riddles that perhaps even Einstein could not resolve. From the easy (How does cleaning soap understand what is airborne dirt and dust? How do magnets paintings? Why do batteries die?) to the extra advanced (Why does evaporation have a cooling impression? the place does uranium get its energy?), this booklet makes technological know-how extra comprehensible and enjoyable.
Author Robert Wolke presents definitive and easy-to-comprehend causes for issues that we take with no consideration, just like the illumination at the back of neon indicators and the mysteries of beverage carbonation. Wolke additionally dares readers to discover and behavior their very own experiments with foodstuff, kitchen utensils, and customary family items. This 15th anniversary version of his bestselling well known technology vintage has been thoroughly revised and expanded.

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