The Book of Facts and Trivia: Science (Hardcover)

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The Book of Facts and Trivia: Science (Hardcover)


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Entertaining, informative, and enlightening Educational, eyebrow-raising, and profound. Science has never been this much fun Take a weird and wonderful tour of the every branch of science with this treat of stories, trivia, and facts

From Earth's weight gain thanks to the many tons of cosmic dust that falls on the planet each year to
William A. Mitchell, the inventor of Tang, Cool Whip, and Pop Rocks candy, The Book of Facts and Trivia: Science combines the educational, profound, and trivial into a fascinating collection of science facts You'll learn about yourself and the world through hundreds of absorbing stories and interesting tidbits such as ...

Sixteen million men - about 0.2 percent of the world's population - carry genetic material traced back to Genghis Khan.
One teaspoon of neuron star weighs about 10 million tons.
There are more than 2 million ants for every single person on Earth. That's approximately 20 quadrillion ants
Under the right conditions, some dogs - the super-scenters - can smell you some 12 miles away.
The body of Marie Curie (1867-1934), the physicist who discovered radium, is still radioactive.
The first multiplication tables were used around 2000 B.C.E. by the Babylonians.
Star Trek characters used devices that looked and acted quite a bit like cell phones--well before the technology came to market. Touchscreen computers too.
And many more science facts

An absorbing guide to science answers, The Book of Facts and Trivia will treat you to a smorgasbord of stories, trivia, and facts

Product Details ISBN: 9781578598632
ISBN-10: 157859863X
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2024
Pages: 300
Language: English