The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine (Paperback)
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Have you ever wondered why ice floats, how the GPS on your mobile phone works (and what it has to do with Einstein), or why wool sweaters shrink in the wash? In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson explains the answers to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the stuff we use every day. Always entertaining and with no special prior scientific knowledge required, this is the perfect book for anyone curious about the science that surrounds us.
About the Author
Marty Jopson has a PhD in Cell Biology and is the resident scientist on BBC One’s The One Show. He has worked in television for 18 years, since his first job building props, and has been performing stage science around the UK for 20 years.