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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
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    Product Details

  • Product code: B01M6THU6E
  • Manufacturer: Random House Audiobooks
  • Author: Helen Czerski
  • Binding: Audio Download
  • Tags: storm teacup physics everyday life

Review

Just as Freakonomics brought economics to life, so Storm in a Teacup brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating.

What is it that helps both scorpions and cyclists to survive? What do raw eggs and gyroscopes have in common? And why does it matter?

In an age of string theory, fluid dynamics and biophysics, it can seem as if the science of our world is for only specialists and academics. Not so, insists Helen Czerski - and in this sparkling new audiobook she explores the patterns and connections that illustrate the grandest theories in the smallest everyday objects and experiences.

Linking what makes popcorn pop to Antarctic winds, coffee stains to blood tests, and ketchup bottles to aliens in space, every thread you pull in the fabric of everyday life shows you something new about the intricate patterns of our world.

Listen to Storm in a Teacup, and you will see and understand the world as you never did before.

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