What Einstein Didn't Know

What Einstein Didn't Know

Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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How does soap know what's dirt? How do magnets work? Why do ice cubes crackle in your glass... And how can you keep them quiet? They are the questions that torment all of us. Now Robert L. Wolke, professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, provides definitive-and amazingly simple-explanations for the mysteries of everyday life. Shattering myths (such as the common belief that salt melts the ice in your driveway)... providing insider secrets (like what lights up a neon sign)...and daring you to perform your own experiments (find out what happens when you use a sharp knife to scratch the inside of a beer glass filled with brew!), Dr. Wolke provides astounding facts, can't-lose- bar bets, and sometimes shocking truths. Why is the sky blue? A candle flame yellow? Or bleached clothes white? Don't stay in the dark. When it comes to unraveling the mysteries of modern living, maybe Einstein didn't know. But you can-even if you've never lit a Bunsen burner-with this fascinating, eye-opening book about our astonishing world
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2012
[United States] : Tantor Audio : 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781452629414
1452629412
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Runnette, Sean - Narrator
hoopla digital

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