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Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know : 177 Fascinating Questions & Answers about the Chemistry of Everyday Life
by Joe Schwarcz




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With creativity and verve, Dr. Joe Schwarcz answers your burning questions about science and life in these digestible and accessible short essays Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. Joe Schwarcz tackles range from Beethoven's connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like rotten eggs. How did a sheep, a duck, and a rooster usher in the age of air travel? What does Miss Piggy have to do with the World Cup? And is there really any danger in eating green potatoes? The answers to these whimsical questions and more are revealed in this collection in an accessible scientific fashion.

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With creativity and verve, Dr. Joe Schwarcz answers your burning questions about science and life in these digestible and accessible short essays Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. Joe Schwarcz tackles range from Beethoven's connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like rotten eggs. How did a sheep, a duck, and a rooster usher in the age of air travel? What does Miss Piggy have to do with the World Cup? And is there really any danger in eating green potatoes? The answers to these whimsical questions and more are revealed in this collection in an accessible scientific fashion.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781550225778
  • ISBN-10: 1550225774
  • Publisher: ECW Press
  • Publish Date: October 2003
  • Page Count: 241
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.58 x 0.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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