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New Scientist "Last Word" Series - Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? (2nd Hand Paperback)

£2.25
SKU B000308
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Science & Technology
  • Published : 2006
  • ISBN : 9781861978769
  • SKU : B000308
  • PPC : LL220gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Every year, readers send in thousands of questions to New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly, in the hope that the answers to them will be given in the 'Last Word' column - regularly voted the most popular section of the magazine.

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? is the latest compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the phenomenal success of Does Anything Eat Wasps? - the Christmas 2005 surprise bestseller - this new collection includes recent answers never before published in book form, and also old favourites from the column's early days.

Yet again, many seemingly simple questions turn out to have complex answers. And some that seem difficult have a very simple explanation. New Scientist's 'Last Word' is regularly voted the magazine's most popular section as it celebrates all questions - the trivial, idiosyncratic, baffling and strange. This new selection of the best is popular science at its most entertaining and enlightening.

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