Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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From heat and light to electricity and magnetism, Furry Logic unveils the ways that more than 30 animals exploit physics to eat, drink, mate and dodge death in their daily battle for survival.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914118
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Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass ...

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914095
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It details the role of physics in the lives of a number of animals, as uncovered by scientists researching the field of biomechanics. The book is divided into seven chapters, each representing a separate arm of physics.

Storm In A Teacup

Author: Helen Czerski
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473525934
Size: 72.32 MB
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This is physics as the toolbox of science - a toolbox we need in order to make sense of what is around us and arrive at decisions about the future, from medical advances to solving our future energy needs.

And Then You Re Dead

Author: Cody Cassidy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110199195X
Size: 57.65 MB
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If you eat or drink more than that, you’re approaching the point at which the cookies would break through the lesser curvature of your stomach, and then you’d better call an ambulance to Sesame Street. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How The Zebra Got Its Stripes

Author: Léo Grasset
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782832432
Size: 40.65 MB
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Deploying the latest scientific research and his own extensive observations on the African savannah, Lo Grasset offers some answers to these and many other intriguing questions.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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The Physics of Animal Life Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher. A NOTE ON THE
AUTHORS Matin Durrani is editor of the international magazine Physics World,
where he enjoys telling ... Also available in the Bloomsbury Sigma series: Sex on
Earth.

Why The Wheel Is Round

Author: Steven Vogel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638117X
Size: 71.51 MB
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Why the Wheel Is Round explores all manner of treadwheels, hand-spikes, gears, and more, as well as how these technologies diversified into such things as hand-held drills and hurdy-gurdies.

Pigs Might Fly

Author: Mark Blake
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 1845137485
Size: 56.29 MB
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Now, Mark Blake’ s superbly comprehensive and engrossing history of the group, rightly acclaimed as the definitive book on the band, has been fully revised and extended with new interviews to bring the story up to date with the recent ...

Twelve Years A Slave Narrative Of Solomon Northup

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Youcanprint
ISBN: 8892657550
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Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery.