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How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?
How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?

How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?

And Other Puzzles: 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science

SCIENCE

144 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $13.95 (US $13.95)

Publication Date: April 2011

ISBN 9781847325273

Rights: US

Carlton Publishing Group (Apr 2011)
Carlton

Price: $13.95
 
 

Overview

A book of 100 fascinating science puzzles perfect for astounding friends, impressing party guests, and annoying relatives

A book of 100 fascinating science puzzles perfect for astounding friends, impressing party guests, and annoying relatives A book for the curious, this engaging read takes a slightly different look at puzzle questions—every one is based exclusively on real world science. Using scientific principles, it teaches why a golf ball has dimples, why feet feel cold on a wooden floor, and how to get an egg into a bottle, among other fun and challenging activities. It also includes a glossary of science related terms for the non-rocket scientists interested in purchasing the book, and the answer to each problem explains the scientific principle behind the solution in clear and concise terms.

Reviews

"This is a book that will engross the curious and the mischievous along with their friends and family while feeding them a bit of science at the same time." —SanFranciscoBookReview.com

Author Biography

Erwin Brecher has written 22 books, including Challenging Science Puzzles and Lateral Logic Puzzles. He is a member of Mensa. Mike Gerrard is an award-winning travel author who has written Colors of Paris, Greece, and Top 10 Paris, among others.