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Vital Science

Karl Kruszelnicki



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05 September 2019
Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)
Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

Discover why humans tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do trees need each other to grow and how do they communicate? Why did a group of scientists voluntarily starve to death while surrounded by tonnes of food?

How long does a decapitated head stay 'alive'? What human artefacts can be seen with the naked eye from the International Space Station? Who is Bertha Benz and how did her first car trip revolutionise how we use petrol today?

Finally, monitor your breathing and learn why whales are so big, why oral histories are surprisingly accurate and try the five tried-and-tested steps to becoming a wellness guru.
By:   Karl Kruszelnicki
Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   402g
ISBN:   9781760781248
ISBN 10:   176078124X
Publication Date:   05 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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