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How Do You Survive on an Iceberg?
How Do You Survive on an Iceberg?

How Do You Survive on an Iceberg?

And Other Puzzles with Science

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144 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $13.95 (US $13.95)

Publication Date: November 2015

ISBN 9781780976709

Rights: US

Carlton Publishing Group (Nov 2015)
Carlton

Price: $13.95
 
 

Overview

With 100 interesting questions and corresponding science facts, be prepared to have fun while learningWhy do boomerangs come back?Can you burst a beer barrel with water?Could you survive on a diet of celery and ice cubes?This book is filled with fascinating scientific and mathematical puzzles, all based on real-world principles. Learn why birds fly in formation, how to steer a rudderless boat, and why the water levels of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans are not always the same. Pen portraits of influential mathematicians and philosophers are included, so you can discover more about how the greatest thinkers of all time have influenced us and our surroundings.

Author Biography

Erwin Brecher has written more than 20 books, including How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle, How Do You Walk on Fire?, Lateral Thinking Posers, and Lateral Thinking Puzzles.